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Lemon chicken in a cast-iron skillet- bad idea?


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Lemon chicken in a cast-iron skillet- bad idea?

Sony | Feb 28, 2005 01:16 PM

I have recently accquired some used cast iron cookware and have been going NUTS- I love it! Which is why I need your help before I go overboard...

I've marinated some chicken pieces in garlic, oregano, rosemary, olive oil and a substantial amount of lemon juice. I was thinking about cooking it in one of the cast iron skillets, but as I understand, cooking acidic things in cast iron can produce some off-flavors. Although the skillet appear well-seasoned (I can successfully cook an over-easy egg in the pan w/ only a smidge of oil), is it a bad idea to cook something so acidic in the pan?

I'll get the Le Creuset when I can afford it- for now, I'm happy with my cast-iron fortune. Thanks in advance for helping a newbie out!

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