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Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs is flavor packed with amazing garlic lemon and herbs. This is a gorgeous plus delicious dinner!
Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

My Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs recipe is about to be a regular Sunday dinner in your home!

I’ve got an epic family dinner recipe for you today! So simple to prepare and packed with great flavor. We had this for Sunday dinner and I’ll be making it again very soon. Enjoy friends!

Can I Use Other Chicken Parts?

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

You can use chicken breast or even chicken tenders for my Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs. Adjust the cook time accordingly.

I used chicken boneless skinless chicken thighs, technically you can use whatever chicken parts you’d like, just adjust the cooking time according to what you choose. Breasts would take longer, tenderloins less. You get the idea.

Why Should I Use Chicken Thighs?

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Chicken thighs are a great substitute for chicken breast. You can grill and sauté them just like breasts, but they really shine in stews and braises, where long, moist cooking can easily overcook and toughen chicken breast meat. Chicken thighs have nice sections of easily accessible, tender meat.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

When the oil is hot, saute minced garlic for just a few seconds before you add the chicken thighs.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Place about 5 chicken thighs per large skillet and let cook for 10 minutes then cover with lid for another 20 minutes. Add baby red potatoes to the open spaces.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Remove lid and squeeze lemon juice over chicken and potatoes then top with lemon slices and chopped parsley. Cover lid and bake for another 20-30 minutes before serving.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Serve with crusty bread and a nice green salad.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

Tips For Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs

*This recipe makes a beautiful Sunday Dinner. Serve straight from roasting pan.

*Feel free to substitute chicken breasts or chicken tenders for the thighs if desired. Adjust cook time when needed.

*Add baby carrots and cut celery to pot for more vegetables if desired.

*Serve with a chef salad and crusty bread.

Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
Keyword: chicken, chicken thighs, dinner, garlic, lemon, sunday dinner
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 360 kcal
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 5-10 boneless chicken thighs
  • 1 pound baby red potatoes tiny tiny ones
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 5-10 lemon slices
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  1. Heat oil in 2 large skillets over medium heat.
  2. Season thighs with salt and pepper. Add garlic to oil and stir for 30 seconds. Add chicken and let cook for 10 minutes. Cover with lid and cook for an additional 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Remove lid and add baby potatoes to open spaces. Squeeze tops of chicken and potatoes with lemon juice. Close with lid and bake for 20-30 minutes. Serve warm with crusty bread and a green salad.
Nutrition Facts
Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 90mg 4%
Potassium 706mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 4.1%
Vitamin C 74.2%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. 1

    Wow !
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  2. 2

    It’s very easy to make and very tasty.

  3. 3

    Look easy to do. So delicious. I need to do it now.
    Thanks for sharing.
    I love this blog.

  4. 4
    html color says:

    Can’t wait to try this recipe! Thank you for sharing! Chicken thigh is all times favorite in my family.

  5. 5

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  6. 6

    Looks really delicious. I love the lemon touch to it.

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  8. 8

    very good. Thank you for sharing!

  9. 9

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  10. 10
    KK says:

    I am a bit confused as to why you say to use 2 skillets? It looks as though the thighs will all fit into one skillet and no mention is made of the 2nd one in the directions. Recipe looks good.

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