Baked Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs

easy chicken thighs with garlic and onion

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Chicken thighs roasted in a lemon garlic sauce with lemon slices and onions.


  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 red onions, sliced
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400F/200C.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, black pepper and salt.
  3. Arrange chicken thighs in a baking dish (skin side up if using skin on thighs). Place onion rings and lemon slices over them.
  4. Pour the lemon sauce over the chicken thighs, onions and lemon slices.
  5. Bake uncovered about 30 minutes. Remove from oven and using a spoon, drizzle some juice in the pan over chicken pieces. Put it back in the oven and bake for another 20 minutes. Drizzle a little juice over the chicken thighs again when you remove it from oven. Serve warm with the onions and a little juice.


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