Easy Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

Lemon Garlic Chicken

When life gives you lemons…make lemon garlic chicken.

Extremely simple and my family loved it too. I would recommend pounding the chicken flat in order to get uniform thickness for cook time.

Lemon garlic chicken recipe


• Chicken thighs leave the skin on
• Sliced lemon, for garnishing

For marinade:

• 3 cloves garlic, minced
• 2½ Tbsp. lemon juice
• 1 tsp. lemon zest
• 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
• 1 Tbsp. honey
• ¼ tsp. paprika
• ¼ tsp. chili powder-
• ¼ tsp. ground cumin
• Pinch of salt
• ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
• ¼ cup chopped coriander


  1. In a blender, mix all the marinade ingredients. Add the chicken thighs into a freezer bag or large bowl and pour in the marinade mixture. Refrigerate for 2 hours or preferably overnight.
  2. Set a grilling pan on medium heat and grill the chicken for about 10 - 15 minutes per side.
  3. If using an oven, set to 400 F degrees. Bake the chicken on an oven rack for about 15 - 20 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with lemon wedges.
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