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Garlic lemon chicken bake

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Casserole cooking!

One pot cooking is always a big hit. This simple dish combines chicken, lemon, garlic, potatoes and mushrooms all baked in one dish. This is a perfect weeknight dinner!

Casserole cooking!

A beautiful chicken dish doesn't have to be saved just for the weekends. This simple dish can easily be thrown together for a quick and delicious weeknight dinner. Tender baby red potatoes, fresh lemons and garlic all combine with fresh chicken to create a flavorful family feast.

Garlic lemon chicken bake recipe

Serves 4


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 lemons, one thinly sliced, one juiced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1-1/2 pounds baby red potatoes, halved
  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in with skin


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish. Lay out pieces of thinly sliced lemon on top of the oil.
  3. In a large bowl, add lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, pepper and remaining olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  4. Add in potatoes and give a gently toss. Spoon potatoes on top of the lemon slices.
  5. Add chicken to the bowl of the remaining lemon/olive oil mixture and coat. Place on top of potatoes.
  6. Roast for about 50 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the potatoes are soft.

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