Garlicky Greek Chicken

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins
 3 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Divided
 1 Juice of lemon
 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced
 1 tsp Dried Oregano
 1 lb Chicken Thighs
 Kosher Salt
 Freshly Ground Black Pepper
 ½ lb Asparagus, Ends Removed
 1 Zucchini, Sliced into Half Moons
 1 Lemon, Sliced
1

In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Whisk until combined then add chicken thighs and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours.

2

When you’re ready to cook the chicken, preheat oven to 425°. In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining tablespoon olive oil. Season both sides of marinated chicken with salt and pepper, then add chicken skin-side down and pour in the remaining marinade.

3

Sear until the skin becomes golden and crispy, about 10 minutes. Flip chicken and add asparagus, zucchini and lemons to the skillet.

4

Transfer pan to oven and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Ingredients

 3 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Divided
 1 Juice of lemon
 3 Cloves Garlic, Minced
 1 tsp Dried Oregano
 1 lb Chicken Thighs
 Kosher Salt
 Freshly Ground Black Pepper
 ½ lb Asparagus, Ends Removed
 1 Zucchini, Sliced into Half Moons
 1 Lemon, Sliced

Directions

1

In a large bowl, combine 2 tablespoons olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano. Whisk until combined then add chicken thighs and toss to coat. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let marinate in the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours.

2

When you’re ready to cook the chicken, preheat oven to 425°. In a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat, heat remaining tablespoon olive oil. Season both sides of marinated chicken with salt and pepper, then add chicken skin-side down and pour in the remaining marinade.

3

Sear until the skin becomes golden and crispy, about 10 minutes. Flip chicken and add asparagus, zucchini and lemons to the skillet.

4

Transfer pan to oven and cook until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.

Garlicky Greek Chicken

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