Lemon Butter Chicken Thigh

This Lemon Butter Chicken Thigh Recipe is quick, easy and bursting with flavor! Juicy chicken thighs cooked with butter, lemon, thyme and garlic. The perfect one pan weeknight dinner!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

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This Lemon Butter Chicken Thigh Recipe is quick, easy and bursting with flavor! Juicy chicken thighs cooked with butter, lemon, and garlic. The perfect one pan weeknight dinner!

Servings: 4
Calories: 327 Per Thigh

Ingredients:

2 lbs Boneless Skinless Chicken Thigh Fillets
2-3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
Salt/Pepper
1 Cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth – divided
1/4 Cup butter
10-12 Garlic Cloves – halved
1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon Juice

Instructions:
Heat olive oil in large fry pan over medium/high.
Generously coat chicken with salt and pepper.
Fry chicken in oil until brown. (5-6 minutes each side)
Remove chicken from pan and reduce heat to medium/low.
Quickly add 1/2 cup chicken broth and scrape bottom of pan to deglaze.
Add butter and garlic. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
Return chicken to pan and add the remaining 1/2 cup chicken broth.
Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Baste chicken with liquid twice during this time.
Remove lid. Add lemon juice.
Continue cooking until chicken until fully cooked and no pink remains. (about 10 minutes)

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