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Roasted Chicken Thigh served with sweet potato fries on a white plate.
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Roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Herb

These Roasted Chicken Thighs are juicy, tender and perfectly crispy on the outside. These mouthwatering roasted chicken thighs are so easy to make and incredibly flavorful!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Roasted Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 254kcal


For The Marinade

For the Chicken

  • 8 bone in, skin on chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper to taste to lightly season the chicken


  • To prepare the marinade, in a food processor or blender combine the shallots, garlic cloves, basil, cilantro, olive oil, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, cumin and cayenne pepper. Puree until smooth.
  • Lightly season the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the chicken in a large zip top bag or non-reactive container and pour the marinade over the chicken. Mix to combine making sure the chicken is coated evenly. Marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes or refrigerated up to overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Place the chicken in a sheet pan or baking dish. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until cooked through and golden brown. Remove from the oven and serve.



If your chicken is not golden to your likeness, you can turn on the broiler and broil for about 3-5 minutes.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 295mg | Potassium: 32mg | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.4mg