Rating: 4 stars
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For a fast and healthy Asian-inspired dinner, try our lemon-ginger chicken recipe. The sweet and salty combination of honey and soy sauce makes this chicken dish one you'll want to make over and over.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

total:
35 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Finely shred peel from lemon and juice lemon. In bowl combine the lemon peel, ginger and salt. In another bowl combine lemon juice, honey, soy sauce and 2 Tbsp. water.

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  • Rub lemon peel mixture under the skin of the chicken thighs. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Place chicken, skin side down, in the hot oil. Cook 7 minutes or until well-browned; turn chicken and add lemon juice mixture. Reduce heat; cover and cook 14 to 18 minutes longer or until done (180 degrees F.).

  • Transfer chicken to plates. Skim fat from pan juices, if desired. Drizzle chicken with some of the pan juices. Top with green onion and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

459 calories; fat 31g; cholesterol 158mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 12g; mono fat 14g; poly fat 7g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 10g; protein 33g; vitamin a 291.5IU; vitamin c 24.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.3mg; niacin equivalents 10.1mg; vitamin b6 0.5mg; folate 16.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 567mg; potassium 412mg; calcium 40.4mg; iron 2.2mg.
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