Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme (or your preferred herb)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • Place the chicken thighs in a baking dish or on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • In a small bowl, combine the minced garlic, juice of one lemon, olive oil, dried thyme, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  • Pour the lemon garlic mixture over the chicken thighs, making sure to coat each piece evenly.
  • Slice the remaining lemon into thin rounds and place the slices on top of each chicken thigh.
  • Place the baking dish or sheet in the preheated oven and roast the chicken for about 30-35 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the skin is golden and crispy.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes.
  • Serve the Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

This Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken is a simple yet flavorful dish that requires minimal ingredients and effort. It's perfect for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner or when you want a satisfying meal without too much fuss. Enjoy the tangy and aromatic flavors of the lemon and garlic-infused chicken!