Cinnamon Lemon Chicken

Tonight’s menu: Cinnamon Lemon Chicken.  I pinned this lovely dish from my good friend, Meghan, who said it was it was a “big hit” for her fam:  I definitely agree, this is a great dish.  The chicken was really moist.  Next time I think I’ll use a little less salt and a little more oregano.  But it is definitely a “make again”.

Though, I think my favorite part was it made the whole house smell like Fall.

I served this meal with Sweet Potato Gnocchi from Trader Joe’s and fresh cut cantaloupe.  Hey, it is summer.

Cinnamon Lemon Chicken

10 Pieces Chicken (Legs and Quarters work best)
1/2 C Olive Oil
1/2 C Fresh-Squeezed Lemon Juice
2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Pepper
2-3 tsp Oregano
1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon

Put all ingredients except chicken into a large baking dish and mix well, making a marinade. Once mixed completely, begin adding the chicken one piece at a time, coating each piece completely in the marinade.

Bake, uncovered at 425 for approx 1 hr or until chicken is no longer pink in center. Several times during baking, baste the chicken with the marinade in the pan.

Original recipe from


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