Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken

Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken

When it comes to simple yet incredibly flavorful dishes, Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken is a winner. This recipe combines the zesty brightness of lemon with the savory richness of garlic to create a dish that’s both comforting and invigorating. The tender, juicy chicken is roasted to perfection, with a crispy golden skin that’s packed with flavor.


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Lemon slices and fresh oregano for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, dried oregano, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Place the chicken thighs in a baking dish and pour the lemon-garlic mixture over them, making sure they are well coated.
  4. Arrange lemon slices on top of each chicken thigh and sprinkle with fresh oregano.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden and crispy.
  6. Remove from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35-40 minutes

Total Time: 45-50 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken is a delightful combination of citrusy and savory flavors. It’s an easy-to-make dish that’s perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion. The aroma of roasted garlic and lemon will fill your kitchen, and the taste will leave your taste buds craving for more. Serve it with your favorite side dishes and enjoy a truly memorable meal.

Nutrition per serving:

Calories: 320

Total Fat: 24g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 110mg

Sodium: 650mg

Total Carbohydrates: 3g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Sugars: 0g

Protein: 24g

Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken is a timeless recipe that never fails to impress. Whether you’re cooking it for a special occasion or a cozy family dinner, its flavors will transport your taste buds to a culinary paradise. Don’t miss the chance to savor this delightful dish and share it with your loved ones.

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