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Mediterranean Lemon Chicken

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1 lemon2 tsp dried oregano3 cloves garlic, minced1 tbs olive oil1/4 tsp salt1/4 tsp ground black pepper6 chicken legs


Preheat oven to 425F (220C).
In a 9×13 inch baking dish, grate the peel from 1/2 the lemon, squeeze out the juice (about 1/4 cup) and add to peel with the oregano, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Stir until mixed.
Remove skin from chicken pieces and discard. Coat chicken pieces with the lemon mixture and arrange, bone-side up, in the baking dish. Cover dish and bake for 20 minutes. Turn and baste chicken.
Reduce heat to 400F (205C) and bake uncovered, basting every 10 minutes, for about 30 more minutes. Serve chicken with pan juices.