Lemon-Thyme Chicken Breasts


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Lemon-Thyme Chicken Breasts

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Lemon thyme chicken

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4.75 from 4 votes

Lemon-Thyme Chicken Breasts

Cook Time45 mins
Total Time45 mins
Author: eMeals


  • 3 12-oz bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic minced


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Run fingers under skin of chicken breasts to loosen skin from flesh.
  • Combine remaining ingredients; rub mixture under chicken skin.
  • Place chicken on a rack in a broiler pan rubbed with oil.
  • Bake 45 minutes.
  • Increase oven temperature to broil.
  • Broil chicken 3 minutes or until skin is crisp; cut into serving-size pieces.


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  1. Im trying to eat healthier this year and have already ran out of chicken recipes that I like so Im going to have to give this a try because it looks delicious!

  2. 5 stars
    Oh these look so good! I am always looking for good gluten free recipes for us! My new years resolution was to learn to cook healthier for my family. I have so much to learn about ingredients! This looks go good and healthy! I cant wait to try it!

  3. This looks delicious. Did the girls enjoy it? I wish it was off the bone. No me gusta bones.

  4. shelly peterson says:

    This looks super yummy and I like that it’s a healthy dinner option.

  5. Richard Hicks says:

    Looks great. Want to make this for one of our evening meals!

  6. 5 stars
    That is a seriously yummy recipe. Thanks.

  7. 4 stars
    We eat the same, boring baked chicken each week.
    Hopefully, the boy will like this flavor when I try it!

  8. Oh my goodness! This looks so delicious! I think this would be a big hit in my home. We have been exploring different meals.

  9. Sumita Dalmia says:

    This looks delicious and healthy and the best part about it is that it doesnt look like it takes forever to make. Totally doable during the week.

  10. Lemon is one of my favorite ingredients to cook with. This recipe looks great. Thanks!

  11. 5 stars
    That looks so delicious. Thank you for sharing the recipe, I have no idea what to do for dinner tonight, so this is gonna be it. 🙂

  12. Lily Kwan says:

    This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!

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