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Baked Lemon and Garlic Chicken

Baked Lemon and Garlic Chicken is simply fantastic!! Juicy chicken thighs are baked in fresh lemon, garlic, white wine and spices.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Course Low Carb, Main Course, Main Meal
Cuisine American


  • 8 chicken thighs or equivalent chicken pieces
  • 1 garlic cloves from whole head
  • 2 large lemons, sliced
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme (or large handful of fresh)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3/4 cup white wine
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place chicken into a greased baking dish.
  • Drizzle olive oil over chicken, then sprinkle with herbs, salt and pepper. Spread around and rub into chicken pieces.
  • Peel cloves of garlic from one head of garlic and sprinkle on and around chicken.
  • Slice lemon and spread slices around on and in baking dish. Pour wine into baking dish and cover with foil.
  • Place foil covered baking dish into preheated oven and bake for 1-1/2 hours. Remove foil at 1-1/2 hour mark and leave in oven to crisp skin for last 30 minutes. Enjoy!
Keyword Baked Lemon and Garlic Chicken