Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs

Dish Info

Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs require just a few simple ingredients and less than 10 minutes of hands-on time. By baking the chicken thighs in the oven, you'll get perfectly cooked meat with a crispy skin. Follow along, and I’ll show you how to make this mouthwatering dish step-by-step, with plenty of helpful photos and tips along the way. Get ready to impress your family and friends with this simple yet delicious recipe!


– 1 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning – 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning – 2 ½ teaspoons sea salt – 2 ½ pounds bone-in chicken thighs – 3 tablespoons oil – 2 tablespoons lemon juice

– Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. – Clean the mushrooms with a clean damp cloth. – Place mushroom caps, stem side down, on the prepared baking sheet.

– In a small bowl, combine the lemon pepper, Italian seasoning, and salt. Sprinkle over both sides of the chicken.

– Place the chicken thighs in a large baking dish or oven-safe skillet.

– Pour the oil and lemon juice over the chicken.

– If you have time, let the chicken sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. (You could also refrigerate for up to 2 hours.) – Preheat the oven to 400° F

– Bake the chicken for 35 to 45 minutes, until an instant read meat thermometer registers 165° F. – If you would like crisper skin, put the chicken under the broiler for a few minutes.