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Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe | Lemon Garlic Cream Sauce Recipe

Baked lemon garlic chicken is a savory recipe that is perfect for a weekend dinner. The taste of garlic included in the cream sauce makes it yummier. The inclusion of baby potatoes is a healthy addition to this recipe.

Ingredients:

• 4 lbs chicken thighs (bone-in)
• 2 medium onions (sliced)
• 1 large lemon (thinly sliced)
• 8 oz chicken broth
• 1 1/2 lbs baby potatoes (washed and unpeeled)
• Oil (for browning the chicken)

For the chicken seasoning rub:

• 1/2 tsp paprika
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp lemon pepper
• 1 tsp onion powder
• 1 tsp salt

For the cream sauce:

• 6 garlic cloves (minced)
• 8 oz chicken broth
• 16 oz heavy cream
• 1 tbsp butter
• 1/2 tsp dried parsley
• 1/4 tsp dried dill
• 1/4 cup lemon juice
• Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

For the chicken seasoning rub:

In a small mixing bowl, add 1/2 tsp paprika, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp lemon pepper, 1 tsp onion powder, and 1 tsp salt.
Mix until well combined.
Rub it on the chicken thighs for seasoning.
Refrigerate and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Set a large pan over medium-high heat.
Drizzle some oil for browning the chicken.
Brown each chicken thigh for 5 minutes on each side.
Remove the chicken thighs from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Set aside.
Do not throw the excess oil in the pan.

Put the baby potatoes in a 9×13 inch baking dish.
Drizzle with the excess oil from frying the chicken earlier.
Sprinkle with chicken seasoning rub.
Stir to coat the potatoes with the seasoning and oil for extra flavor.
Add the cooked chicken thighs, sliced lemon, and onions.
Bake for 45 minutes in a preheated oven at 400 F.
Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for 15 minutes.

For the cream sauce:

In the same pan, melt 1 tbsp butter.
Saute minced garlic.
Add dried parsley and dried dill.
Saute and stir until fragrant.
Add chicken broth and stir.
Add lemon juice.
Let it simmer until reduce the liquid into half.
Add heavy cream and season with salt and pepper.
Stir it.
Remove from the heat.

Presentation:

Place spinach leaves (optional) on a plate.
Get baked chicken thighs and baby potatoes for serving.
Drizzle with the cream sauce on top.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can assemble the baked lemon garlic chicken according to your preference.

You can also use chicken breasts as an alternative for chicken thighs.

Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qz8rjGNeF8

Lemon Tart Recipe

Lemon tart is a simple, yet sweet and delicious classic dessert recipe you will enjoy after that weekend dinner. You can decorate this dessert with powdered sugar and berries on top when you serve. This recipe takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

For the lemon mixture:

• 2 eggs
• 3 egg yolks
• 3/4 cup sugar
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 2 lemons’ zest
• 1/2 cup lemon juice
• 1/2 cup heavy cream

For the pie crust:

• 1 1/2 cups flour
• 3 tbsp sugar (can be powdered sugar)
• 1/4 tsp salt
• 1/2 cup cold butter (cut into cubes)
• 1 egg
• 1 tsp vanilla extract

Instructions:

For the lemon mixture:

In a mixing bowl, add 2 eggs, 3 egg yolks, 3/4 cup sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt.
Whisk until well combined.
Add zest from 2 lemons and 1/2 cup lemon juice.
Whisk until well combined.
Add 1/2 cup heavy cream and whisk again.
Set aside.

For the pie crust:

Put 1 1/2 cups flour, 3 tbsp sugar, and 1/4 tsp salt in a food processor.
Process for a few seconds until well combined.
Add 1/2 cup cubed cold butter.
Process until crumbs are formed.
Add an egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
Process it until dough is formed.
Transfer to a flat surface and flatten into a disk.
Wrap it around with clingfilm and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Once done, roll out the dough until it’s about 1/8 inch thick.
Transfer to a pie pan that is 9 inches in diameter.
Press the dough onto the bottom and the sides of the pan.
Remove the excess dough and gently pierce the bottom of the dough using a fork.
Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Once done, place a parchment paper on top of the dough and fill with rice, dry beans, or any pie weights.
Bake in a preheated oven for 15 minutes at 350 F.
Remove the weights and the parchment paper.
Bake for additional 10 minutes or until the crust is slightly golden.
Pour lemon mixture on the pie crust.
Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes or until the mixture is set.
Remove from the oven.
Let it cool, then refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Once done, remove from the pie pan.
Cut into servings and enjoy!

Lemon Tart Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YX-O7OKXT3Q

Lemon Bars | Easy, Healthy Recipe

One of the favorite desserts that are usually homemade is lemon bars. It requires only a few ingredients and is very easy to prepare. Shortbread like crust and a tasty lemon filling will complete your weeknight bonding with the family.

Ingredients:

For Crust:
• 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
• 1/3 cup coconut oil
• 1/4 cup maple syrup
• 1/4 tsp kosher salt

For Filling:
• 6 eggs
• 1 tbsp + 1 tsp lemon zest
• 4 tsp coconut flour
• 1/4 tsp kosher salt
• 1/3 cup honey
• 1/2 cup lemon juice

Instructions:

For Crust:
Preheat oven to 350 F.

Mix whole wheat flour, coconut oil, maple syrup, and kosher salt in a mixing bowl.
Mix until it forms a wet yet firm consistency.

Prepare a ceramic baking dish (preferably 8×8 inches) lined with parchment paper.
Pour the mixture into the baking dish.
Spread it evenly on sides and corners.
Let it bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned and set through.
Set it aside and let it cool.

For Filling:
Mix eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, honey, kosher salt, and coconut flour in a large mixing bowl.
Mix using a hand mixer until well combined.
It will form as a liquid batter.
Pour over the baked crust.
Let it bake for 30 minutes.
Remove and let it cool.
Put in the fridge for 4 hours or until chilled.
Cut into bite-size slices.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar (this is optional).
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can use softened butter as an alternative if you don’t have coconut oil.

Lemon Bars - Easy, Healthy Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY9-IUxck8g