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Lemon and Orange Chicken

MADELEINE COCINA
13Ingredients
75Minutes
610Calories
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Description

Chicken is a wonderful meat for any dinner. This Lemon and Orange Chicken is perfect for a Sunday dinner with the family. You will need 2 chicken legs, 2 thighs, and a half a chicken breast. The recipe calls for oranges, lemons, olive oil, garlic cloves, sugar, your favorite herbs, paprika, onion powder, chili peppers mixed with olive oil, and onions. This dinner is sweet, savory, and spicy.

Ingredients

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  • 2 chicken legs
  • 2 chicken thighs
  • 1/2 chicken breast
  • 2 oranges
  • 3 lemons
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon herbs
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salsa macha (chili peppers mixed with olive oil)
  • 1 onion (cut into half slices)
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    Directions

    1. Place the chicken into a bowl and cover it with the marinade. The marinade will consists of oil, herbs, finely chopped garlic, sugar, paprika, onion and “salsa macha”.
    2. Add the juice from one orange and lemon zest from one lemon.
    3. Let the mixture marinade overnight, if you are short on time you may let it sit for three hours minimum
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    NutritionView More

    610Calories
    Sodium8% DV180mg
    Fat60% DV39g
    Protein76% DV39g
    Carbs10% DV29g
    Fiber40% DV10g
    Calories610Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat39g60%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol165mg55%
    Sodium180mg8%
    Potassium820mg23%
    Protein39g76%
    Calories from Fat350
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate29g10%
    Dietary Fiber10g40%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C220%
    Calcium15%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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