Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 4
Lemon Garlic Butter Chicken is a fantastic one pan chicken dish. Full of fresh flavors of lemon and garlic! It will be your newest favorite chicken dish. Have this on the table in under 30 minutes!
  • 2lbs Chicken Thighs ( skin on and bone in)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Salt/Pepper
  • 1 Cup Chicken Broth - divided
  • ¼ Cup butter
  • 6 Garlic Cloves - halved
  • ¼ Cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp. French Thyme
  • 2 teaspoons capers
  1. Heat olive oil in large non-stick frying pan over medium/high.
  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper all over chicken thighs.
  3. Fry chicken in oil until brown. (5-6 minutes each side)
  4. Remove chicken from pan and reduce heat to medium/low.
  5. Add ½ cup chicken broth and scrape bottom of the pan to deglaze.
  6. Add butter and garlic. Simmer uncovered 5 minutes.
  7. Return chicken to pan and add the remaining ½ cup chicken broth.
  8. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Baste chicken with liquid.
  9. Remove lid. Add lemon juice and thyme and capers.
  10. Continue cooking until chicken until fully cooked and no longer pink (about 10 minutes)
Recipe by Moore or Less Cooking at https://mooreorlesscooking.com/2016/07/29/lemon-garlic-butter-chicken/