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One-Pot Lemon Chicken and Potatoes - This super easy, amazingly flavored dish with lemon chicken, veggies, and potatoes is a complete meal made all in one pot and in just 30-minutes!

One Pot Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Katerina | Diethood
This One-Pot Lemon Chicken and Potatoes recipe is an easy, amazingly flavored dish with lemon chicken, veggies, and potatoes is a complete meal made all in one pot!
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr


  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound baby potatoes, halved
  • 1 large red onion cut in wedges
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • lemon wedges , for serving (optional)


  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper; whisk until well combined.
  • Place chicken thighs and half of the marinade in a ziploc bag; close the bag and set in fridge for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • In a large nonstick skillet heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Remove chicken from ziploc bag; discard bag with marinade. 
  • Add chicken to skillet and cook 2 minutes on each side, or until lightly browned.
  • Remove skillet from heat and arrange potatoes, bell peppers, and onions around the chicken thighs; season with salt and fresh ground pepper.
  • Pour the remaining marinade over the chicken and veggies; gently stir to combine.
  • Cover and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  • Remove cover and continue to bake for 5 to 7 minutes, or until potatoes and chicken are golden in color. 
  • Remove from oven and transfer to serving plates.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges and serve.


Calories: 400 kcal | Carbohydrates: 24 g | Protein: 35 g | Fat: 17 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 161 mg | Sodium: 160 mg | Potassium: 980 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 1010 IU | Vitamin C: 67.4 mg | Calcium: 52 mg | Iron: 3.6 mg | Net Carbs: 21 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: Macedonian
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, chicken dinner ideas, chicken thigh recipe, easy chicken recipe