Lemon Garlic Chicken

Posted on Jul 21, 2013 | 5 comments

An easy chicken dinner can be a life saver- I always have chicken in the freezer. This recipe can use thighs or breasts, fresh or frozen, slow cooker or oven. Easy and versatile? My kind of recipe.

Lemon Garlic Chicken
Recipe Type: chicken
Author: Authentic Plate
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Serves: 4
This check makes a wonderful backup, either shredded or sliced to keep in the fridge to top salads or use in wraps.
  • 8 chicken thighs or 4 breasts
  • 1 head of garlic, cloves peeled
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 whole lemon
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp each: marjoram, thyme, rosemary, savory, sage, oregano, basil
  1. Line slow cooker or baking dish with onions and garlic.
  2. Layer chicken evenly.
  3. Zest, the juice lemon over chicken.
  4. Season generously,
  5. For slow cooker, cook on low for 6 hours. For oven, cover with aluminum foil and cook at 375 for 30 min if fresh and approximately 60 min if frozen.



  1. This sounds delicious!! Great Paleo dinner. :)

  2. Mmm Lemon Chicken is always a winner in my book!

    • Definitely! There so many delicious variations!

  3. Sounds really good!!

    • It’s definitely a new staple for us!