Chicken in the oven with delicious sauce

Chicken in the oven with delicious sauce on a baking dish

On a feast day this chicken recipe in the oven is ideal for a lunch with your friends, they will love the delicious blend of flavors that this recipe offers! Serve with chips or white rice.

Category: Chicken, Meat, Recipes
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:1:30 h
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  • 1.5 kg (3 1/3 pounds) chicken cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons red pepper sauce
  • 150 ml (2/3 cup) olive oil
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Oregano (to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons mustard
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Thyme (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Bay leaf (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


  1. Pour the olive oil, oregano, thyme, red pepper sauce, pepper, bay leaf, mustard and lemon juice in a bowl and mix with a fork.
  2. Put the chicken in a baking dish, season with salt and drizzle with the sauce. Let marinate about 30 minutes.Chicken in the oven with delicious sauce | Food From Portugal
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  4. Bake until the chicken starts to turn slightly golden, about 50 to 55 minutes. Occasionally drizzle the chicken with the sauce.
  5. Turn off the oven and serve with fries or white rice.
Chicken in the oven with delicious sauce
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
Calories 929
Total Fat 49.5 g(76%)
Saturated Fat 8.5 g(42%)
Cholesterol 289 mg(96%)
Sodium 277 mg(12%)
Total Carbohydrate 7.5 g(2%)
Protein 111.5 g

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