Tangy Baked Lemon Chicken

  • Yield: 4 servings


1whole cut-up broiler-fryer chicken
1/3cup flour
1-1/2teaspoon salt, divided
1teaspoon paprika
1/2teaspoon poultry seasoning, divided
4tablespoons butter-flavored margarine, melted
1/4cup fresh lemon juice
1-- green onion, chopped
1/2teaspoon pepper
1clove garlic, halved


Spray 9-by-13-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray.  In shallow dish, mix together flour, 1
teaspoon of the salt, paprika and 1/4 teaspoon of the poultry seasoning.  Add chicken, one piece at a time, turning to
coat lightly.  Dip each piece of floured
chicken in melted margarine; arrange, skin down, in single layer in prepared baking
pan.  Cover and refrigerate at least 30
minutes."  Bake uncovered, in 375
degrees F. oven for 25 minutes.  In food
processor or blender, place lemon juice, green onion, pepper, garlic, remaining
1/2 teaspoon of the salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon of the poultry seasoning;
process or blend 30-seconds.  After
chicken has cooked for 25 minutes, remove from oven, turn and spoon lemon sauce
over each piece; then spoon pan drippings over chicken.  Return to oven and bake 25 minutes more.