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Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

Katerina | Diethood
This Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs recipe with potatoes is the juiciest, most flavorful one-pan dinner. Chicken, potatoes, and mushrooms cooked in one pan and ready in less than an hour.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins


  • 12 ounces small potatoes, quartered
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 6 skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, or to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • zest of 1 small lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • lemon slices, for garnish
  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Transfer prepared potatoes and mushrooms to a 13x9 baking dish.
  • Add olive oil to the potatoes and mushrooms, and season with paprika, salt, and pepper; toss to coat and set aside.
  • Pat dry the chicken thighs and season with salt and pepper; set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine softened butter, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, oregano, and thyme; mash with a fork until thoroughly combined.
  • Rub butter mixture all over the chicken thighs.
  • Place chicken thighs over potatoes and mushrooms.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 37 minutes, or until chicken’s internal temperature registers at 165˚F.
  • To crisp up the skin, broil on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes toward the end of the cooking process.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Garnish with lemon slices and parsley; serve.


Calories: 417 kcal | Carbohydrates: 3 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 34 g | Saturated Fat: 12 g | Cholesterol: 162 mg | Sodium: 374 mg | Potassium: 426 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 428 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 21 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 2 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, chicken thighs in oven, roasted chicken thighs