Rating: 4 stars
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Briny olives and tart lemons combine with fresh herbs for a Mediterranean-influenced chicken dish. Serve with hot cooked orzo.

Tiffany Vickers Davis
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2012

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Credit: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
8 mins
total:
46 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 breast half, 1/4 lemon, and about 4 olives)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add chicken to bag; seal. Shake to coat chicken. Marinate 15 minutes at room temperature. Arrange chicken mixture in a broiler-safe 11 x 7–inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken evenly with oregano and the next 4 ingredients (through shallot); top with lemon slices. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes.

  • Remove chicken from oven. Preheat broiler to HIGH.

  • Place chicken 3 inches from broiler element; broil on HIGH for 3 minutes or until chicken is browned and done.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

271 calories; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 4.3g; poly fat 1g; protein 40.7g; carbohydrates 9.9g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 99mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 255mg; calcium 54mg.
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