Lemon-Onion Roast Chicken Legs

Thinly sliced lemons add a bit of zing to this simple, weeknight roast chicken.

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  • 2 medium red onions, sliced
  • 1 whole lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds chicken legs, split

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together then onions, lemon, oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper. Toss the chicken with the marinade and let stand while oven preheats.

  2. Preheat the oven to 425°F.

  3. Place chicken on a baking sheet along with onions and lemon and roast until golden and cooked through, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve the chicken with the roasted onions and lemon.

Contributed By Photo © Evi Abeler Published January 2014

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