Greek-Style Chicken Breasts

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  • 4 medium lemons, thinly sliced
  • 3 pounds chicken breasts
  • 8 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 10 pitted kalamata olives, halved
  • 4 ounces crumbled Feta cheese
Arrange rack in center of oven. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Layer lemon slices on the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking dish; set aside. Gently run your fingers between chicken breast and the skin to loosen skin.
Press 2 garlic cloves through a garlic press. Lift the skin from 1 breast and rub garlic between skin and breast. Repeat process with remaining chicken breasts and garlic cloves. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over chicken breasts. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and rub into skin. Place chicken breasts over the lemon slices in prepared pan.
Combine mint and oregano in a small bowl; evenly sprinkle over chicken breasts. Sprinkle olives over chicken and bake for 45 minutes, until juices run clear when chicken is pricked with a fork. Remove from oven and sprinkle with feta. Bake 5 minutes more. Serve with pan juices.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 516, Fat, total (g) 31, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 50, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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