Thursday, May 28, 2020

OVEN BAKED GREEK CHICKEN THIGHS

This Oven Baked Greek Chicken Thighs Recipe is a tremendous fast and fundamental weeknight dinner idea.  A fast and flavorful marinade with Greek yogurt, lemon, garlic and herbs allows make this fowl tremendous soft and filled with flavor!

If you're searching for a fast dinner recipe, boneless, skinless fowl thighs are going to assist you out.  They prepare dinner so quickly, and have so a lot extra style than fowl breasts!  Plus they don’t dry out as easily.  These Greek Chicken thighs have so a lot style packed into them, you wouldn’t trust that they simply need to marinate for 15 minutes!
Greek fowl thighs on a sheet pan

HOW TO COOK CHICKEN THIGHS IN THE OVEN

One purpose I love utilizing boneless, skinless fowl thighs is that they prepare dinner so soon within the oven.  Depending at the size, they're typically achieved in 20-25 minutes. I desire to make use of a baking sheet lined with foil for fundamental blank up. Roast them at 425 stages F so they'll get a bit of bit browned and crispy.    They need to have an inside temperature of 165 stages Fahrenheit whilst done. Roasted fowl thighs on a white plate with lemon slices

THE BEST GREEK CHICKEN MARINADE

I love utilizing yogurt to marinate meat – right the following with lemon, garlic and herbs it takes on vibrant greek flavors.  Using yogurt allows to make the beef soft – the lactic acid and calcium within the yogurt allows destroy down the proteins and collagen.  It also allows with browning and carmelization.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH GREEK CHICKEN THIGHS

Try my Turmeric Rice as a edge dish for this Greek chicken, or my easy Homemade Pita Bread! and a fundamental salad.  I also desire to serve it with a Cous Cous Salad – I’ll be sharing the recipe for that later this week!
If you're keen on this recipe, you may also love my Easy Chicken Shawarma!

Oven Baked Greek Chicken Thighs

Oven Baked Greek Chicken Thighs Recipe is a tremendous fast and fundamental weeknight dinner idea. A fast and flavorful marinade with Greek yogurt, lemon, garlic and spices allows make this fowl tremendous soft and filled with flavor!

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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: greek
Keyword: 30 Minute Dinners, Autumn Recipes, Chicken Thighs, Greek Yogurt Marinade, Easy Recipes, Grilling Recipes, Meal Prep, Quick Recipes, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes, Weeknight Dinners, Winter Recipes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Marinating Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 353kcal
Author: Meghan McMorrow | Fox and Briar

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds boneless skinless fowl thighs

For The Marinade:

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt full fats preferred
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • zest of 1 lemon
  •  cup lemon juice
  • 4-5 cloves garlic pressed or minced
  • 2 tablespoons dried italian seasoning I used my selfmade blend, make certain yours has no additional salt
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly flooring black pepper

Instructions

  • Whisk collectively meals for marinade.  Toss fowl in marinade to absolutely coat.  Allow to sit for at least 15 minutes, or maintain within the refrigerator for longer, as a whole lot as overnight.
  • When competent to cook, preheat oven to 425°F. 
  • Line a baking sheet with foil for fundamental cleanup.  Arrange fowl on baking sheet in one layer.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes, or till cooked through.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 743mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2.4mg
OVEN BAKED GREEK CHICKEN THIGHS
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Oleh