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Lemon Pepper Chicken with Green Beans

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Green Beans is a simple yet satisfying meal roasted in a citrus marinade to give it that familiar zip.
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Lemon Pepper Chicken with Green Beans

Ingredients

  • ½ cups Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon zest Lemon
  • ¼ cups juice Lemon
  • ½ teaspoons Thyme, Dried
  • ½ teaspoons Salt
  • ½ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 2 pounds Chicken, Thighs, Bone-in
  • 12 ounces Green Beans, Cut, Frozen

Freezer Containers

  • 2 Gallon Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Foils
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 1 thigh and 1/4 cup green beans
  • 474 Calories
  • 48g Fat
  • 4g Sat Fat
  • 0mg Cholesterol
  • 518mg Sodium
  • 107mg Potassium
  • 4g Carbs
  • 1g Fiber
  • 2g Sugars
  • 63g Protein
  • 18 WW+ Points
  • 10 SmartPoints

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, juice and zest of lemon, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Place green beans in baking pan. Place chicken on top of green beans.
  3. Pour marinade on top of chicken. Do not mix.
  4. Cover pan with foil and bake for 1 hour at 350F.
  5. Let rest for 15 minutes before serving.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a bowl, combine olive oil, juice and zest of lemon, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Divide green beans among half of the indicated number of gallon bags. Divide chicken among remaining half of the indicated number of gallon bags.
  3. Label & freeze.
  4. Pour marinade over top of chicken in bag.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Pour green beans into baking pan and pour chicken and marinade on top.
  2. Bake, covered, for 1 hour at 350F.
  3. Let rest for 15 minutes before serving.

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  1. Made this tonight and doubled the recipe so I could freeze half. I only used a half cup of oil for 4p of chicken though and it was more than enough!! Also chucked it on the grill instead of on the beans. Kids loved it!!

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