Lemon Roasted Chicken Recipe


Cooking Time1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Chicken legs3 Pound (6 legs, thighs attached)
 Yellow onions/Sweet onions2 Medium, quartered
 Garlic10 Clove (50 gm), pressed
 Dried rosemary1 Tablespoon (or more)
 Cayenne pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon (or more)
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2677 Calories from Fat 1595

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 184 g283.1%

Saturated Fat 49.4 g246.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 900 mg

Sodium 4981.4 mg207.6%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g27.9%

Dietary Fiber 28.4 g113.6%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 202 g403.4%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 531.4%

Calcium 50.3% Iron 112%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat the oven to 300° F.
Skin the chicken, if you like.
Place the legs in a roasting pan with the quartered onions.
Squeeze the juice from the lemons all over the chicken and then rub the pieces with garlic.
Sprinkle on the rosemary, cayenne, salt, and pepper.
Roast for about 90 minutes, or until cooked through.
To serve, pour the lemony garlic juices over the chicken and onions.