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Monday, May 5, 2014

Citrus Fresh - Lime Chicken

This looks so wonderful!  

I can't wait to try it!



Ingredients

  • organic, whole chicken
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 whole garlic bulb peeled and crushed
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 lemon quartered
  • 1/2 lime quartered

Spices:

  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp. cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. rosemary or a large bunch of fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper or lemon pepper
Young Living Essential Oils:

  • 3-5 drops Citrus Fresh™ essential oil blend
  • 3-5 drops lime essential oil

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
  2. Remove gizzards and goodies from the inside of the chicken. (Don’t laugh—it’s easy to forget!)
  3. Use glass baking pan and spread with coconut oil.
  4. Chop garlic and onion.
  5. Combine all spices in small glass cup, add essential oils, and mix with a toothpick.
  6. Quarter lemons and limes, squeeze over chicken.
  7. Stuff chopped garlic, onion, lemons, and limes into the chicken.
  8. Trickle overflow chopped items and add any optional vegetable(s) (potatoes or other favorites) around the chicken. Place extra fresh rosemary sprigs around the inside of the pan.
  9. Baste chicken 1–3 times while baking.
  10. Bake for approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

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