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Lemon Thyme Chicken Thighs. Girl and the Kitchen Feature

Lemon n’ Thyme Chicken Thighs

  • Author: Mila Furman


A super simple chicken thigh recipe bursting with flavor. The perfect dinner for a busy weeknight!


  • 1.5 pounds chicken thighs (rinsed)
  • 3 Tbsp . olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • the zest and juice of one lemon
  • 5 garlic cloves (minced on microplaner)
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme (remove from stems)
  • coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)


  1. Add all the ingredients except the chicken to a bowl and mix to combine.
  2. Taste the marinade. It should be very flavorful and almost too salty.
  3. Add the chicken and the marinade to a ziplock bag making sure to get all the air out of it. Swish it around until everything looks nicely covered.
  4. Place into the refrigerator for at least 8 hours.
  5. Preheat oven to 450-degrees.
  6. Place chicken on a lightly oil sheet pan and roast until juices run clear or until internal thermometer reaches 160-degrees F.
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Classic