Baked Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

Baked Greek Lemon Chicken Recipe

This baked lemon chicken recipe can be on the table in under 30 minutes and uses just a few fresh ingredients you can pick up at your local grocery store.


  • 2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 TBS lemon zest zest of one medium lemon
  • 2 TBS lemon juice juice from one medium lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives pitted
  • 1 TBS capers

  • 1 lb O Organics® Air Chilled Chicken boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • kosher salt to taste


  1. Mix all of the marinade ingredients together until well combined.

  1. Salt both sides of each piece of chicken individually.
  2. Add to marinade. Coat with marinade and massage marinade into chicken thighs.
  3. Allow chicken to marinate for at least 20 minutes and up to overnight.
  4. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  5. Heat oven safe pan on the stove at medium-high heat.
  6. Add chicken + marinade to hot pan and cook for 3 minutes on one side.
  7. Flip chicken over in pan then immediately place pan in preheated oven.
  8. Bake for 15-20 minutes until chicken is cooked through. Time will depend on thickness of chicken thighs. 
  9. Remove from oven and serve warm.

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