Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken with Herbs I Easy Lemon Pepper Chicken Recipe

These lemon chicken thighs are juicy, flavorful, and easy to make. The chicken bursts with flavor thanks to fresh lemon, oregano, garlic, and mustard.
1 1/2 pounds chicken thighs, skin-on, bone-in, trimmed of excess fat 1 tablespoon mustard 1 teaspoon of lemon pepper seasoning
3 tablespoons olive oil (1 tablespoon for rub, 2 tablespoon for cooking)
1 teaspoon of chicken seasoning 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 cup lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
Make the rub for chicken. Combine mustard, one teaspoon of the lemon zest, oregano, salt and one tablespoon of the olive oil in a small bowl. Mix well.
4 garlic cloves, smashed 1 tablespoon corn starch Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Heat remaining tablespoon of oil in a large oven-safe skillet or frying pan over medium heat. Add the smashed garlic then cook about 1 minute or until you can smell toasted garlic and the garlic has browned around the edges. Remove the garlic, but leave the oil.
Add the chicken, skin-side down, into the hot garlic-infused oil and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until the skin has turned golden brown. Add cooked smashed garlic.
Flip the chicken then add the lemon juice mixture from before. Stir then slide the pan into the oven and bake 25 to 35 minutes. Add cornstarch to thicken the remaining juice. Enjoy!

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