Roasted chicken thighs with garlic, lemon and rosemary recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 50 min
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  • goodtoknow user Anna’s delicious recipe for garlic and lemon roasted chicken thighs is a quick and easy way to bring more flavour to your chicken and is the perfect summer alternative to a Sunday roast

    Learn how to cook the perfect chicken thighs with our easy guide!

     

    Ingredients

    • 4 chicken thighs
    • 2 lemons 

    • Handful of unpeeled garlic cloves (about 10)

    • 3tbsp honey

    • 4tbsp olive oil
    • Handful of fresh rosemary

    Method

    • Preheat your oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.

    • Season the chicken with salt and pepper and place skin side up in an ovenproof dish.

    • Scatter the unpeeled garlic around the chicken with the rosemary and wedges/slices of 1 lemon. Tuck some in between each thigh.

    • In a small pan heat the olive oil and honey together with the juice of 1 lemon until combined – a couple of mins should do it. When it’s combined pour over the chicken thighs.

    • Cover with foil and cook in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.

    • Remove the foil and cook for a further 20 until the skin has browned.

    • Serve with roasted potatoes and green salad.

    Top tip for making Roasted chicken thighs with garlic, lemon and rosemary

    This dish would work well with chicken drumsticks instead of thighs - or a mixture of both

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