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Dukkah chicken and Roasted lemons

Posted on May 19, 2008 by in Chicken

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I saw these roasted lemons on Lori’s site Recipe girl and knew I had to try them soon. I have lots of lemons at the moment and ….if life hands you lemons…..you have to roast them. I was trying to think what would go with this and got this idea for chicken pieces rolled in Egyptian Dukkah.
I bought my Dukkah from Melissas, but if you feel adventurous and want to make your own, click here for the recipe..


So, for the chicken, I simply seasoned 8 chicken pieces and rolled it in dukkah. Roast in a moderate oven (180 C) until crispy and brown. For the roasted lemons, follow the link to Lori’s site.
To keep this meal wholesome and healthy, I served the chicken with brown rice and roasted butternut mash.

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15 Responses to “Dukkah chicken and Roasted lemons”

  1. Antonio Tahhan 20 May 2008 at 6:02 am #

    I love the flavor of roasted citrus!!

  2. Antonio Tahhan 20 May 2008 at 6:02 am #

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  3. glamah16 20 May 2008 at 7:04 am #

    What a healthy flavorful dinner. I have to try raosted lemons.

  4. Emiline 20 May 2008 at 11:17 am #

    Hooray for roasted lemons! This looks awesome! Lori must be on to something.

  5. Peter M 20 May 2008 at 1:31 pm #

    Simple dishes like this are heightened when there’s attentionto detail…like roasting the lemons. Nice one, Nina!

  6. taste memory 20 May 2008 at 3:00 pm #

    agree about the roasted lemons….must have been a delicious dinnr, can imagine it w. brown rice + butternut mash ;-P !

  7. That Girl 20 May 2008 at 6:50 pm #

    I sometimes forget you’re on a different season than I am, but then I see this and thing it sounds like the perfect autumn dinner!

  8. White On Rice Couple 20 May 2008 at 7:59 pm #

    Oh, dukkah! I’ve been wanting to try this. Thanks for the reminder! I’ll definitely try it with these beautiful and kick butt roasted lemons!

  9. Sylvie 20 May 2008 at 8:15 pm #

    Great looking dish!

  10. Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) 20 May 2008 at 9:17 pm #

    antonio, glamah, emiline – roasted lemons were a new flavor for me up until yesterday, but I will definitely try it more often.

    peter m – with a little thought every simple meal can be taken to a new level with just a simple sauce or flavor adjustment.

    taste memory – my children fight over the last scoop of butternut mash.

    that girl – Oh, I also forget that most of the time.

    white on rice couple – those lemons did kick butt alright.

    sylvie- thanks for popping in.

  11. nicisme 20 May 2008 at 9:49 pm #

    Nina – that is so colourful! I can see a roasting lemon craze starting!

  12. Steffi 21 May 2008 at 10:24 am #

    Sounds delicious and a nice pic!

  13. Peter M 22 May 2008 at 3:45 pm #

    Roasting lemons give it that perfect balance of sweet & sour. The crust looks awesome…no need for fried chicken here.

  14. Kevin 23 May 2008 at 3:36 am #

    That looks really good! I have some dukkah that I made a while ago and I have been wanting to try roasting lemons.

  15. Nina's Kitchen (Nina Timm) 23 May 2008 at 5:24 am #

    nnicisme – and it wouldn’t be a bad craze after all.

    steffi – yep, it was!

    peter – you’re right the nuts from the dukkah add a lot of crunch

    kevin – good on ya, for making your own dukkah.


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