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14 lemon chicken recipes that are deliciously zingy

There's a reason the combination of lemon and chicken is adored around the world - there's something about the succulent pairing that you just can't beat. Try our best lemon chicken recipes, from a flavourful tagine to a lavish roast.

By Harriet Keown
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    Lemon honey chicken nibbles

    These sticky sweet and tangy chicken nibbles are so quick and easy to make. They're the perfect appetiser when you're entertaining. The kids will love them too!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Honey and lemon chicken with baked vegetables

    This honey and lemon chicken recipe creates an irresistible dinner dish. Serve with baked baby potatoes, asparagus and peas for delicious family meal that's ready in just 45 minutes

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Chicken schnitzel with lemon parsley butter

    Compromise on cost, not on flavour with this budget-friendly but oh-so-tasty chicken schnitzel recipe. Pair with our zingy lemon parsley butter and crunchy cabbage slaw for a well-balanced dinner idea.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|

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    Lemon honey chicken with broccolini

    This sweet and sticky lemon honey chicken is made up of ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen and is fantastic accompanied with quinoa and broccolini for a tasty midweek meal.

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Lemon and basil roast chicken

    Feed the family with this delicious lemon and basil roast chicken recipe. Packed with flavour and ready in less than an hour, this winning dish is perfect served with tender new potatoes

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Lemon Thyme Chicken Wings

    For really tasty, all natural chicken, keep an eye out for free-range poultry at your local supermarket.

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Lemon chicken rissoles

    These zesty lemon chicken rissoles are full of flavour, take less than 30 minutes to make and are perfect for lunch or dinner.

    Australian Women's Weekly|

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    Lemon Chicken Casserole

    Serve this delicious saucy dish with flavourful rice and a crisp green salad.

    New Zealand Taste|

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    Chicken, fig and preserved lemon tagine

    This chicken, fig and preserved lemon tagine could brighten even the dreariest of winter evenings. Featuring preserved lemon and dried figs, as well as a stellar lineup of spices, this flavour explosion will have you coming back for more.


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    Roast chicken with lemon herb stuffing

    This roast chicken with lemon herb stuffing is a delicious idea for your Christmas feast, especially when paired with delicious roasted carrots. The stuffing balls add so much flavour to the dish!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|

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    Chinese lemon chicken

    Create a takeaway classic at home with this delicious Chinese lemon chicken recipe! Sweet, tangy and utterly tasty, this dish will soon be a family favourite


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    Roast chicken with lemon and garlic

    We show you how to turn roast chicken into a gourmet meal the whole family will be raving about! The chicken pieces are also ideal to take to a picnic or add to school and work lunch boxes.

    Australian Women's Weekly|