Chicken with Lemon and Garlic Sauce Recipe

Chicken with Lemon and Garlic Sauce Recipe: A combination of sweet, sour and the kick of freshly ground pepper in a tender, fall off the bone-chicken.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Fusion
Prep Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 747kcal
Author Clara Gonzalez


Pre-prepared sauce

  • 1 1/2 cup of World Harlbors Lemon Pepper and Garlic Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 a cup of water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper

Homemade sauce

  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 water agua

For the chicken

  • 6 chicken legs , skinned, cleaned of fat and divided into halves
  • 6 cups of sweet potatoes , cut into cubes
  • 3 large carrots , sliced
  • 2 cups of pineapple , cut into cubes


For the sauce

  • Mix all the sauce ingredients (use either prepared sauce, or homemade, NOT both). Heat over low heat until it breaks a boil. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature.

How to make the chicken

  • Place the chicken legs in a zippy back and add the sauce mix, moving around until the meat is coated with the sauce. Marinate for at least two hours in the fridge.
  • Heat the oven to 350 ºC [180 ºC].
  • Place the sweet potatoes, carrots and pineapple in a baking pan. Put the chicken legs on top of it and drizzle everything with the sauce in which the chicken marinated.

  • Roast for 30 minutes or until the chicken is golden brown.
  • Serve with green salad.


Calories: 747kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 1327mg | Potassium: 1385mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 5265IU | Vitamin C: 60.4mg | Calcium: 107mg | Iron: 8.3mg