Baked Chicken Thighs
These baked chicken thighs are coated in olive oil, garlic and herbs, then oven roasted until tender and golden brown. A super easy way to prepare chicken thighs that always gets rave reviews!
- 6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
- 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon paprika I prefer to use smoked paprika
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- lemon wedges for garnish
- cooking spray
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Place the olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper, garlic, oregano and paprika in a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
Add the chicken the bowl; toss to coat with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 24 hours.
Coat a sheet pan with cooking spray. Arrange the chicken thighs on the pan in a single layer.
Bake for 40-45 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through.
Sprinkle with parsley. Garnish with lemon wedges and serve.
Calories: 328kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 693mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 277IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg