23May2018 Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Jump to Recipe Print Recipe This Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken is the perfect weeknight meal! Chicken thighs with lemon pepper seasoning and drizzled with lemon juice, absolutely delicious! A sheet pan of this incredible Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken recipe is the perfect example of how we tend to over complicate dinner. All you really have to do is coat chicken thighs in some olive oil and sprinkle on some parsley and lemon pepper seasoning. Easy peasy! What goes with baked lemon pepper chicken? This recipe would be absolutely perfect with some homemade mashed potatoes, but I went easy on this particular night and just served some steamed green beans drizzled with fresh lemon juice and grated lemon zest. What temp to bake lemon pepper chicken: To crisp up the surface of the chicken thighs, bake the chicken at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes. To prevent burning, reduce the heat to 375 for another 15 – 25 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit. What is lemon pepper seasoning made of? It’s such a great flavor, isn’t it?! Lemon pepper seasoning is just a combination of dried granulated lemon zest with fresh cracked peppercorns! You should be able to find both name brand and generic brand lemon pepper seasoning in the spice aisle of your grocery store. Did you like this Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken recipe? Leave me a comment and a rating below at the bottom of this post! Recipe Print Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken Baked Lemon Pepper Chicken recipe made with boneless skinless chicken chicken thighs drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with parsley, lemon pepper seasoning, and fresh lemon juice. Author: Kelly Miller Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Course: Dinner Cuisine: American Keyword: baked chicken thighs, lemon pepper chicken Servings: 5 servings Did you make this recipe? Leave a review Ingredients 10 chicken thighs skinless 2 tbsp olive oil 2 lemons divided 1 1/2 tsp dried parsley 2 tbsp lemon pepper seasoning salt to taste Instructions Place chicken thighs on a large baking sheet coated with non stick cooking spray. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and juice of one lemon. Brush mixture evenly on all sides of chicken thighs. Sprinkle parsley and lemon pepper evenly on all sides of chicken thighs. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 and bake an additional 15 - 25 minutes or until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165 degrees. Remove chicken from oven and drizzle juice of remaining lemon over chicken. Serve immediately. (Serving size is 2 chicken thighs) Nutrition Calories: 311kcal Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 2g Cholesterol: 193mg Sodium: 183mg Potassium: 591mg Carbohydrates: 5g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 1g Protein: 40g Vitamin A: 1.2% Vitamin C: 28% Calcium: 4% Iron: 11.8% Did you make this recipe? Tag @MostlyHomemadeMom on Instagram and hashtag it #MostlyHomemadeMom This is truly one of my new favorite chicken recipes – you just simply can’t beat how easy this one is to pull together! If you try it, let me know what you thought of it!