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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).

Source: Everyday Food, March 2010



Cook's Notes

Calder says, "Make sure you save all those delicious lemony, chickeny juices that collect in the pan."

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  • kimwgreen
    22 FEB, 2018
    I watched the video and it shows using rosemary in the marinade, however the recipe does not call for it. Someone, please tell me if u made this with it w/o rosemary. I am making it this weekend and want to know. Thank you.
  • pgc2020
    3 NOV, 2017
    This recipe was super easy and super delicious. I'd never marinated chicken with lemon before, that and the honey & course mustard sauce was a perfect trio. It's definitely going into rotation.
  • twinflyn
    29 AUG, 2017
    Juicy, flavorful, easy.. Can I say I absolutely love this recipe, and wouldn't change a thing. Spot on!
  • lillianbarlow
    1 FEB, 2016
    What herb are you using in the marinade?
    • MS11557356
      19 AUG, 2017
      That was rosemary...
  • anitalatte
    27 JAN, 2013
    I think this is a great recipe. Easy and fun. Although I don't know how to use the marinade afterwards.
    • redshoes8
      26 JUN, 2017
      It had raw chicken in it and should be discarded!!
  • sstewart50
    2 OCT, 2011
    What is grainy mustard?
    • wulves100
      7 MAR, 2015
      same here I was wondering what grainy mustard is? thank you!
    • kateistan1628
      20 FEB, 2015
      Ground mustard. You know Martha, gotta fancy up everything lol. Can't just be ground or powdered mustard...
  • fiberpirate
    4 AUG, 2014
    Chicken thighs are the least expensive meat that I have found. This recipe dresses them up and makes them special. Quick, easy, cheap to make, and my entire family will eat them.
  • STeven_STeele
    27 APR, 2014
    This is the 2nd time I've made this quick/easy recipe. The first time I didn't have time to marinate the chicken and it turned out quite tasty. This time, I'm giving it a couple of hours to marinate. Bet those flavors are even better!
  • Pattyn0tpat
    11 MAR, 2014
    I just made this fabulous dish and it was the best chicken I've ever tasted! I didn't have time to let chicken marinate and it still was incredible! This will be added to my specialties.
  • MS12531157
    17 NOV, 2013
    This was good! I usually don't like the dark meat but my husband prefers it so I looked up a good recipe for chicken thigh and found this one. I had to cook it longer because it was still partially frozen and I didn't glaze it because it'd be too sweet for my husband (diabetic). I have to admit that it was tasty, especially with the honey-mustard sauce simply spooned over the chicken instead of glazing it. Will make this again!

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