Lemon Baked Chicken

Lemon Baked Chicken

Lemon Baked Chicken

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes
Cook time : 1.30-2 hour
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients
Chicken on bone cut into pieces 750 grams
Lemons 2
Extra virgin olive oil 2 tsps + 2 tbsps + for greasing
Potatoes peeled 3 medium
Salt to taste
Red capsicum 1 medium
Green capsicum 1 medium
Juice of 1 lemon
Garlic cloves 9-10
Green chilli sauce 1 tablespoon
Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon
Black pepper powder 1½ teaspoons
Salad leaves for serving

Method
Step 1: Grease a baking dish with some olive oil.
Step 2: Slice potatoes and place in the greased dish. Sprinkle salt and drizzle 2 tsps olive oil on top. Put dish in the oven and bake at 180ºC for 15 minutes.
Step 3: Deseed red and green capsicum and roughly chop them. Place these in a bowl.
Step 4: Cut lemons into thin wedges.
Step 5: Add lemon juice, garlic cloves, chicken, green chilli sauce, ginger-garlic paste, salt, pepper powder and lemon wedges in the bowl. Mix well. Add 2 tbsps olive oil, mix well and set aside to marinate for 2 hours.
Step 6: Take out the baking dish with potatoes and place the marinated chicken alongwith lemon and vegetables on top. Place the dish back in the oven and bake at 180ºC for 1 hour 15 minutes.
Step 7: Serve hot on a bed of salad leaves.

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