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Lemon pepper chicken thighs baked in the oven by ilonaspassion.com I @ilonaspassion
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Sheet Pan Lemon Pepper Chicken Thighs

Baked chicken thighs with lemon, pepper and orange slices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken thighs, lemon, pepper
Servings: 9
Calories: 283kcal
Author: Ilona


  • 9 chicken thighs
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 orange small
  • 1 lemon small
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. lemon pepper citrus blend


  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Prepare a sheet pan with parchment paper. Put chicken thighs.
  • In a small bowl melt butter. Squeeze 1/2 tablespoon of orange juice and add to the butter. Squeeze 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Add to the melted butter. Add salt. Mix well.
  • Using a brush spread the butter mixture on each chicken thigh on both sides.
  • Sprinkle lemon pepper or citrus blend on each side of the chicken thigh.
  • Slice orange and lemon. Place on chicken thighs.
  • Bake for 90 minutes.


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 140mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 14.1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.9mg