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Crispy Lemon Chicken Recipe

Crispy Lemon Chicken

Priyanka Dutta
Everyone loves chicken. So, try this American style Crispy lemon chicken recipe that can be prepared within 30 minutes with very few ingredients. Also, it's so tasty...
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 250 kcal


  • 8 pieces Chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • ½ tbsp Black Pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • tbsp Garlic chopped or minced
  • ¼ cup Lemon Juice
  • ¼ cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 tbsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Parsley finely chopped
  • Lemon Slices for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 220°C. Pat thighs dry with a paper towel. Then season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 2 or 3 teaspoons of oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, sear chicken skin-side down for 8-10 minutes, until crispy and golden brown. Flip and sear the underside for another 8 minutes, until the meat is golden.
  • Move thighs to the side and add the garlic to the pan juices. Sauté until fragrant comes out (0 25 seconds). Pour in the lemon juice and stock, then add in the herbs
  • Transfer chicken to hot oven and roast until completely cooked through (about 15-20 minutes). 
  • Garnish with parsley or coriander. Adjust salt and pepper as per taste.
  • Serve with lemon slices.


  • This is only one way that I discuss in this article to make crispy lemon chicken. If you browse on the Internet you can get various variants of this one single recipe. So, I suggest to search for some and explore more...
Also, I get this video on youtube that may help you visually about this crispy lemon chicken recipe. It's not properly that I mentioned above, but you can get a similar idea.


Calories: 250kcal
Keyword Lemon Chicken
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