Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe
This roasted chicken recipe showcases juicy, flavorful chicken thighs with a lemony sauce that bakes itself in the pan. Roasted chicken thighs are the ideal weeknight dinner for busy families.Adapted from "Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys" by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan; 2009).
- 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
- 1 to 2 tablespoons honey
In a bowl, toss chicken thighs with olive oil and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper and marinate 1 hour (or up to a day).
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Roast chicken, skin side down, in an oiled roasting pan, 20 to 25 minutes; flip and roast 10 more minutes.
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Stir together grainy mustard and honey and season with salt and pepper. Brush glaze onto chicken and broil 5 minutes.