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Oven Roasted Greek Chicken Thighs

Delightful oven roasted greek chicken thighs
Prep Time12 hrs
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time12 hrs 45 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: greek chicken thighs, Oven roasted greek chicken thighs
Servings: 4
Calories: 612kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs

Marinade

  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 1/2 tsp each: dried basil dried thyme, crushed rosemary, salt
  • 1 Tbs sugar
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp dijon mustard

Instructions

  • Whisk together all of the Marinade ingredients in a bowl. Reserve 1/2 a cup.
  • Pour marinade into a large freezer bag and add chicken.
  • Marinate 4-8 hours.
  • Remove chicken from fridge and let sit at room temperature 20-30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Use cooking spray or olive oil and coat the inside of a baking dish.
  • Place the chicken pieces in a single layer, without extra liquid.
  • Bake uncovered for 45 minutes until chicken reaches internal temp of 160 degrees
  • Remove chicken from oven, and turn oven on to broil.
  • Pour reserved marinade over the top of the chicken thighs.
  • Return to oven heated to Broil on high.
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes on high to crisp up skin, and turn it a golden brown.
  • Rest 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 612kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 48g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 222mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 485mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1.8mg