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Crispy Oven Roasted Lemon Chicken Thighs

Roasted until crispy and infused with glorious lemon flavor, this is an easy weeknight meal.

Course Main Course Chicken
Cuisine American
Keyword #chicken, #thighs, Lemon
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 572 kcal
Author Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch


  • 8 chicken thighs bone in, skin on
  • 2 lemons washed and thin sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees

  2. Wash and thin slice the lemons.

  3. On a sheet pan, place lemons, three at a time, overlapping each other. 

  4. Place a single chicken thigh on each of group of lemon slices

  5. Salt and pepper chicken thighs and drizzle each chicken thigh/lemon slice pile generously with olive oil. Roast at 425 degrees for 30 minutes or until juices run clear and skin is crispy.

Recipe Notes

If the chicken thighs don't crisp up to your liking, just put them under the oven broiler.

Nutrition Facts
Crispy Oven Roasted Lemon Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 572 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 221mg74%
Sodium 175mg8%
Potassium 538mg15%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 176IU4%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 32mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.