Easy Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

Easy Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

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How To Make Easy Greek Lemon Chicken

Try this Greek lemon chicken for a zesty and flavorful roasted dish, made with chicken thighs, red pepper, and dried herbs, for an elegant and tasty dish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 5chicken thighs,bone in and skin on
  • ¼cupolive oil
  • 3clovesgarlic,minced
  • ½tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 1tspdried oregano
  • ¼tspred pepper,crushed
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • 2lemons,1 cut into wedges and 1 juiced and zested


  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. Add the chicken thighs, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, crushed red pepper, thyme, lemon juice and zest in a large bowl together and combine well.

  3. Place the chicken thighs in the cast iron skillet skin side up.

  4. Toss the lemon wedges in the leftover marinade and add to the skillet in between the chicken pieces.

  5. Roast for 35 to 40 minutes or until browned and crispy.

  6. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 532.91kcal
  • Fat: 42.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 21.28g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.61g
  • Fiber: 0.89g
  • Sugar: 0.62g
  • Protein: 32.31g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 345.65mg
  • Calcium: 30.65mg
  • Potassium: 439.50mg
  • Iron: 1.88mg
  • Vitamin A: 45.45µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.16mg
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