Delicious Roasted Lemon, Garlic, and Chicken Recipe

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Delicious Roasted Lemon, Garlic, and Chicken Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 10, 2023

This roasted lemon, garlic, and chicken recipe is a perfect dish for any occasion. The chicken is marinated in a tangy mixture of lemon juice, garlic, herbs, and spices, then roasted to perfection. The result is juicy and flavorful chicken that pairs perfectly with roasted potatoes or a fresh salad. With a preparing time of just 30 minutes, this recipe is a quick and easy option for a healthy dinner. Impress your family and friends with this delicious and aromatic dish that will leave everyone asking for seconds.


  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a small bowl, combine the minced garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, oregano, thyme, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  3. Place the chicken leg quarters on a baking dish and pour the marinade over them, making sure to coat them evenly. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 30-35 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (75°C).
  5. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  6. Serve the roasted lemon, garlic, and chicken with your choice of sides, such as roasted potatoes or a fresh salad.

Interesting Facts

  • Lemons are high in vitamin C and can help boost your immune system.
  • Roasting the chicken with the skin on helps to keep the meat moist and flavorful.
  • This recipe is versatile and can be adapted to include your favorite herbs and spices.