Ready in 45 minutes
If your chicken needs a lift in taste, try adding lemon!
"This was delicious. I thickend the juice left from the cooked chicken with some butter and a little flour and served it over pasta. A great, easy dinner that packs in a lot of flavor. "- CandiceSteele
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Preheat oven to 400 (F). Combine the oil, garlic, salt and pepper in a shallow baking dish. Add the chicken and turn in the oil until coated. Arrange smooth side down and sprinkle with half of the thyme. Arrange the lemon slices around the chicken.
Bake the chicken 8 minutes. Turn the chicken smooth side up. Place a lemon slice on each piece of the chicken and sprinkle with remaining thyme. Bake until the center is no longer pink (about 8-10 min.).
Do not over cook. Serve warm or at room temperature with the pan juices spooned on top.
Use more lemon if desired.
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christinelogan 10 months agoMy 10yr old Daughter asked for seconds. Very simple and I served it over fried spaghetti.
poindextrose 12 months agoBland
dclegg 1 year ago
christinaking 2 years agoI loved this recipe! I added a little lemon juice in the baking dish as it cooked-that was just enough lemon flavor!
TTopper 2 years agoCooking time was longer than suggested, but still was very tasty
Mlemming9 2 years agoAwesome dish!
CarolMinter 2 years agoThis had such good reviews, I was disappointed to find it was quite bland. I'm not planning to try it again, but if I did, I would use much more lemon.
suconcon 3 years agoDelicious
tchen1019 3 years agoVery good recipe! Kids loved it, super easy to make and will do so again. Would add more than just a pinch of salt though.
fayemin 3 years agoI mixed half of freshly squeezed lemon juice with the olive oil and seasonings, including dried thyme.
AuntieM0813 3 years agoOk, very light but I served it with a lemon parpedelle, drizzles of grape seed oil,
danielson 4 years agoGreat flavor and the lemon gives it a zing.
CandiceSteele 8 years agoThis was delicious. I thickend the juice left from the cooked chicken with some butter and a little flour and served it over pasta. A great, easy dinner that packs in a lot of flavor.
Plysy 9 years agoSpice up your chicken dinner with lemon [I posted this recipe.]