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The best lemon chicken recipes - 9 recipes

By ahartley

Lemon chicken is one of my mother's masterpiece recipes. It was always a Sunday lunch staple when I was growing up. Her recipe for lemon chicken is surprisingly simple; the key is to first season the chicken liberally with salt and pepper. Then she rolls the lemon between her hands to make it juicier, pokes holes in it with a fork, and then carefully puts the lemon into the chicken cavity. This way, as the chicken slowly roasts, the lemon releases its juices as it heats, thereby seasoning the chicken from the inside. The result is a finger-licking-good roast chicken, and almost never any leftovers! This recipe for lemon chicken is best served with steamed asparagus and garlicky roast potatoes, but feel free to add your favorite side dishes!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2.25 Cups of flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 Tsp. of lard
  • 1/5 Cup of warm water
  • 5 Tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 Tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp. of cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes

METHOD

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, beaten egg, lard, warm water, and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. 
  2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and sautée the onions, until tender. Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic and diced tomatoes. Cook until beef is no longer pink, and the flavors have incorporated well. 
  3. Roll out the empanada dough, and cut out circles with a ramekin. 
  4. Cover a baking tray with a piece of parchment paper, and place the dough circles on top. 
  5. Fill with meat mixture, fold in half and press with the edge of a fork. Brush with egg yolk to glaze.
  6. Cook at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Remove from oven... and enjoy!

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