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baked chicken thighs in a pan with potatoes and lemon slices

Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

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.

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Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 417 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood


  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F.

  2. Transfer prepared potatoes and mushrooms to a 13x9 baking dish.

  3. Add olive oil to the potatoes and mushrooms, and season with paprika, salt, and pepper; toss to coat and set aside.

  4. Pat dry the chicken thighs and season with salt and pepper; set aside.

  5. In a small mixing bowl combine softened butter, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, oregano, and thyme; mash with a fork until thoroughly combined.

  6. Rub butter mixture all over the chicken thighs.

  7. Place chicken thighs over potatoes and mushrooms.

  8. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 37 minutes, or until chicken’s internal temperature registers at 165˚F.

  9. To crisp up the skin, broil on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes toward the end of the cooking process.

  10. Remove from oven.

  11. Garnish with lemon slices and parsley; serve.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs with Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 417 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 162mg54%
Sodium 374mg16%
Potassium 426mg12%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 428IU9%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.