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Cook Up Some Simple, Delicious Brazilian Style Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for a flavorful chicken main dish recipe that’s a snap to prepare. This easy oven-baked chicken is bursting with Brazilian flavor. Also great for grilling. Everyone at our table thoroughly enjoyed this delicious dish with a Brazilian twist!

ingredients

2 pounds of bone-in chicken pieces

One onion, sliced

Marinade

1 T lemon juice

3 T orange juice

2 t cumin

2 t oregano

2 t white pepper

1 T canned minced garlic

2 T olive oil

½ t dried cilantro

1 t red pepper flakes

Instructions

Mix all ingredients together and combine with chicken in a freezer bag, making sure to coat all parts. If you are cooking the same day, marinate for one hour or longer. The chicken may be marinated overnight.

The seasoned chicken and onions, ready to go in the oven
When finished, the chicken is crispy and flavorful.
For a low-carb meal, serve with yellow squash and a salad.

Remove the chicken from the bag and place in a shallow baking dish. 

Top the chicken with onion slices.

Bake at 375 for 1 hour or until chicken is fully cooked and juices run clear. 

The chicken can also be grilled. 

The internal temperature of the chicken must reach 165 degrees F in order to be fully cooked. 

Serve with jasmine rice. 

For a low carb side option, consider sauteed zucchini or yellow squash, recipe here

Have a wonderful day and enjoy! 🙂