BBQ Garlic Lemon Chicken

Tasty chicken

Start off cooking this chicken slowly in the oven  – so you’ll be confident it’s cooked through, then finish it off on the barbie to add a gorgeous smokey flavour boosted with paprika, lemon and thyme.



6 chicken legs

6 garlic cloves, sliced

2 lemons

1tbsp chicken seasoning

2tsp oak smoked paprika

2 small red onions, sliced into rings

small bunch of thyme

2tbsp olive oil

1 Heat oven to 180C, Gas 4.  Line a large roasting tin with foil. Put the chicken into the tin. Slash the chicken several times with a knife.  Push garlic cloves into chicken slits. Finely grate zest of 1 lemon and sprinkle over with chicken seasoning and paprika with salt and ground black pepper.

2 Top chicken with onions and squeeze over the juice of 1 lemon.  Cut remaining lemon into wedges and pop under the chicken pieces.  Sprinkle over thyme, remaining garlic and drizzle with olive oil.

3 Wrap in foil and and cook for 35 mins until meat is tender.

4 Next,  cook on a hot barbie for 15 mins to char-grill.

Per serving: 178 cals, 9g fat (2g saturated), 2.5g carbs