This smooth Baked Lemon bird is simple! This one-pot paleo and keto dish made with clean lemons, herbs and garlic is a quick weeknight meal, however it’s special sufficient for a dinner party.

Clean lemons, herbs and garlic make this smooth Baked Lemon hen dish a short weeknight meal. it's going to have you dreaming of the sun-soaking wet Mediterranean! this is a easy lemon fowl recipe for chicken thighs all made in a single pan. And it’s each paleo and keto-friendly!

I’m now not continually searching for the very best recipe ever.  i love playing around with food and converting recipes, and tackling some thing new that is probably hard to me. however if I attempted to do that with each dish in a meal, my kitchen (and my meal) could in all likelihood be a disaster.

  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic 6 - 9 cloves
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest from 1 or 2 lemons
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • sea salt and pepper
  • 1 whole lemon
  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs OR 4 boneless skin-on chicken breasts
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  1. Preheat oven to four hundred°F.
  2. Prepare the sauce. gently heat the olive oil in a small saucepan over low heat. upload the minced garlic and heat till tender however not browned, about 1 minute. upload the wine, lemon zest and lemon juice, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper and stir.
  3. Remove from heat and pour right into a 9 x thirteen inch baking dish.
  4. Rinse the bird and pat dry. location skin aspect up in the dish. Spoon a number of the sauce over top to coat completely.
  5. Slice the lemon and tuck it in, skin facet down (in any other case it'll scorch) between the chook pieces.
  6. Bake for 30 to forty mins, (less for boneless breasts) relying on the dimensions of your chook pieces. test for doneness. If the skin isn't always crispy, region the dish beneath the broiler for two to 3 minutes until browned.
  7. Remove from oven, cowl with foil and let it relaxation for 10 mins. Spoon a number of the sauce from the lowest of the dish over the chicken simply earlier than serving.