Lemon Rosemary Baked Chicken Thighs

A delightful blend of zesty lemon and aromatic rosemary creates a mouthwatering experience with these Lemon Rosemary Baked Chicken Thighs. The perfect combination of flavors and simplicity makes it a go-to recipe for any occasion.

Lemon Rosemary Baked Chicken Thighs

Lemon Rosemary Baked Chicken Thighs


  • 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, minced garlic, chopped rosemary, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  4. Brush the chicken thighs with the lemon rosemary mixture, ensuring they are well coated.
  5. Place the chicken thighs in a baking dish and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  6. Optional: Broil for an additional 2-3 minutes for a crispy skin.
  7. Remove from the oven, let it rest for a few minutes, and serve hot.

Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 30-35 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 320, Protein: 22g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Fat: 25g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 110mg, Sodium: 350mg

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