Chicken Under a Brick with Lemon

Chicken Under a Brick with Lemon
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 215.6
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 103.4 mg
  • Sodium: 300.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 33.0 g

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I found this on in the Skinny Chef section. I found this on in the Skinny Chef section.
Number of Servings: 6


    3 tbsp Dijon mustard

    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

    1 tbsp herbes de Provence

    1 3 pound chicken, cut into pieces, skin intact

    3 Lemons, thinly sliced

    2 bricks, wrapped in two layers of aluminum foil (if you don't have access to bricks, use something that can weigh the chicken down while it cooks. The Skinny Chef used a Creuset pot)


Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

Place the mustard, olive oil, herbes de provence in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Spoon the mustard mixture under the skin on the chicken and refrigerate over night. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Coat with cooking spray.

Place the chicken pieces, skin side down into the skillet and press the bricks on top. Reduce the heat to low and cook 10 to 12 minutes until the skin is golden. Slide into the oven and bake 1 hour without removing the bricks. Remove the bricks, and transfer the chicken to a plate. Pour the oil and excess fat out of the skillet. Heat over medium heat and add the lemons. Cool 5 minutes before slicing, removing the skin, and serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CAREBEAR5218.

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