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Classic and always wonderful, juicy baked chicken thighs make the perfect weeknight dinner. Toss the chicken in a simple mix of garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, and brown sugar, then roast them until savory and golden brown. Be sure to line the baking sheet with parchment paper or foil to make clean-up as effortless as the recipe itself. Plus:  More Chicken Recipes 

Todd Porter and Diane Cu
February 2014

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Photo by Caitlin Bensel / Prop Styling by Christina Daley / Food Styling by Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Rinse the chicken and pat dry. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper to taste.

  • In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, lemon juice, brown sugar and garlic. Add the chicken to the marinade and toss.

  • Lay the chicken on the lined baking sheet skin side down. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. Turn the chicken over and bake for another 10 minutes, or until cooked through.

  • Serve with lemon wedges.

Suggested Pairing

A crisp, citrusy Sauvignon Blanc.

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