Lemon Chicken Thighs

  • Ready in 2h 45m

  • Serves 4

  • 254 calories

  • 2.22g carbs

Lemon Chicken Thighs is a caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal main course. This recipe makes 4 servings with 254 calories, 19g of protein, and 19g of fat each. For 87 cents per serving, this recipe covers 9% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A couple people made this recipe, and 80 would say it hit the spot. If you have chicken thighs, parsley, thyme leaves, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the lemon zest you could follow this main course with the Orange Marmalade Cookies with Orange Zest Icing as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 2 hours and 45 minutes.

7 ingredients

  1. 4 chicken thighs
  2. 2 tsps fresh parsley
  3. 3 tsps fresh thyme leaves
  4. 2 cloves garlic
  5. 1/4 cups lemon juice
  6. 1 tbsp lemon zest
  7. 4 servings sea-salt

Instructions

  1. Place lemon juice, lemon zest, crushed garlic, thyme leaves, and parsley together in a zip lock bag; mix until well combined.
  2. Add the chicken thighs to the marinade. Rotate the bag so that all chicken pieces are coated evenly with the marinade. Seal the bag and place in the refrigerator to marinate for 2 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken 20 minutes prior to baking to come to room temperature.Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray.
  4. Remove the chicken from the bag and place on a plate. Season both sides of the chicken evenly & well with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper.
  5. Place the chicken into the prepared baking dish then drizzle a touch of olive oil on each thigh, if desired.
  6. Place into the oven and bake for 40-45 minutes, or until the juices are running clear. Halfway through baking (around 20 minutes), baste with the remaining marinade.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it rest for 5 minutes prior to serving. Enjoy.
Lemon Chicken Thighs

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