Lemon-Garlic Chicken Thighs

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Lemon-Garlic Chicken ThighsRecipe
Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro
You don’t need much salt when you marinate chicken in a mixture of big-flavor ingredients such as lemon juice, garlic, molasses and Worcestershire sauce.
4 servings (serving size: 2 chicken thighs)


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1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons molasses
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
4 garlic cloves, chopped
8 chicken thighs, skinned (about 2 pounds)
Cooking spray
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Lemon wedges (optional)
Parsley sprigs (optional)


Combine first 4 ingredients in a dish; add chicken. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 1 hour, turning occasionally.

Preheat oven to 425°.

Remove chicken from dish; reserve marinade. Arrange chicken in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Pour reserved marinade over chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake at 425° for 20 minutes; baste chicken with marinade. Bake an additional 20 minutes or until chicken is done. Serve with lemon wedges and garnish with parsley, if desired.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 258
Caloriesfromfat 40 %
Fat 11.6 g
Satfat 3.3 g
Monofat 4.4 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 27.3 g
Carbohydrate 9.9 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 98 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 268 mg
Calcium 43 mg