Recipe Recipe By Healthy Eating For Families

 Lemon Chicken

Makes 6 Servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 45 minutes


2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 6 thighs)

1/4 cup olive oil

3/4 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)

2 tablespoons dried oregano

4 garlic cloves, crushed


  1. Preheat over to 350°F.
  2. Place chicken thighs, single layer, in 8-½ x 12-inch baking dish.  This will help them cook evenly.
  3. Combine oil, lemon juice, oregano and garlic and pour over thighs.
  4. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes or until lightly browned (internal temperature of 165°F).


Nutrition Information per serving (1 thigh):

277 calories, 25 grams protein, 3.5 grams carbohydrate, 18 grams fat, 3.5 grams saturated fat, 141 milligrams cholesterol,  0.5 grams dietary fiber, 92 milligrams sodium

Note: My family loves Lemon Chicken so much, I featured it in my book Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens.  Check it out for more tasty recipes.