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Middle Eastern Roast Chicken

Middle Eastern Roast Chicken
  • Prep Time: 5 min (not including marinating time)
  • Total Time: 45 min (not including marinating time)
  • Servings: 4

An exotic tasting dish that uses a variety of spices and is a definite crowd pleaser at any dinner table or gathering.


MIX together spices, lemon juice, minced garlic, olive oil and parsley. Rub chicken liberally with spice paste. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

PREHEAT oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

PLACE the marinated chicken into a shallow baking dish. Top chicken with onion and lemon slices. Pour over melted butter and bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until chicken is crispy and the internal temperature reaches 185˚F (85˚C).


1 tbsp (15 mL) Paprika
½ tsp (2 mL) Black pepper
½ tsp (2 mL) White pepper
½ tsp (2 mL) Ground cumin
¼ tsp (1 mL) Salt
1 tbsp (15 mL) Lemon juice
5 Cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
½ cup (125 mL) Chopped fresh parsley
1 Package Mina™ Chicken Leg Quarters, cut into 2 pieces
4 Thin lemon slices
1 Onion, sliced
¼ cup (60 mL) Melted butter
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