Rosemary Lemon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Rosemary Lemon Stuffed Chicken Breasts

What is it  about a roasted chicken that everyone makes so happy? It’s the strong flavors of rosemary and lemon that bring out the delicious flavors of the chicken. Simple, quick, flavorful and easy to prepare, you will have an elegant meal on the table in an hour. Try it tonight!

Rosemary Lemon Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Serves 2
Flavorful meal with the perfect combination of fresh rosemary and lemon.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
825 calories
6 g
192 g
65 g
54 g
16 g
283 g
209 g
1 g
1 g
45 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
283g
Servings
2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 825
Calories from Fat 576
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 65g
100%
Saturated Fat 16g
82%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 37g
Cholesterol 192mg
64%
Sodium 209mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates 6g
2%
Dietary Fiber 2g
6%
Sugars 1g
Protein 54g
Vitamin A
12%
Vitamin C
39%
Calcium
6%
Iron
13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 4 chicken breasts, bone in, skin on
  2. 1 fresh lemon, cut into thin slices
  3. 4 sprigs fresh rosemary, bruised with fingers to release natural oils
  4. 3 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  5. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided and cut into small pieces
  6. 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  7. salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400˚
  2. Line metal baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place chicken breasts on aluminum foil and pat dry. Gently lift skin and stuff area between meat and skin with lemon slices, crushed garlic, rosemary sprigs and butter.
  3. Drizzle olive oil over skin and use fingers to evenly spread. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place pan into pre-heated oven and roast for 45 – 50 minutes, or until juices run clear. (Meat should no longer be pink). Remove from oven and cover with tented aluminum foil for 10 – 15 minutes and serve.
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825
fat
65g
protein
54g
carbs
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Things to remember:

Rub the chicken with a generous amount of salt and freshly ground black pepper

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Lift skin and stuff area between meat and skin with lemon slices, crushed garlic, rosemary sprigs and butter. Lightly oil the skin with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper.

 rosemary lemon chicken 


Served with roasted asparagus as a fresh partner for this dish.

Rosemary Lemon Stuffed Chicken

About the author / 

Jean Fermano

Jean is an avid foodie, food blogger, author, and health enthusiast. She is not shy about trying different types of food and sharing her discoveries. Jean has been featured in a popular TV Show in the Philippines, Unang Hirit, a morning news and talk show aired every weekday morning by GMA Network. Follow Jean's food adventures, all for good food and healthy living, here on Sleekly.

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