Roast lemon chicken

Roast lemon chicken

Ingredients (4 servings):

  • 2 lemons, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary leaves, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 chicken quarters
  • 3 zucchini, halved lengthwise, quartered
  • 2 large parsnips, peeled, quartered
  • 1 large red capsicum, deseeded, sliced
  • 2 red onions, peeled, cut into wedges



  1. Preheat oven to 210°C.
  2. Combine lemon rind, juice, oil, rosemary and garlic in a large bowl. Add chicken and turn to coat.
  3. Combine vegetables in a roasting pan. Place chicken on top. Spoon over remaining oil mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast chicken and vegetables for 40 minutes.
  5. Transfer chicken to a plate and cover. Roast vegetables further 10 minutes.
  6. Place chicken and vegetables on plates. Spoon over pan juices.
  7. Serve.
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