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Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day with some garlic butter baked chicken thighs.

Recipes | Pork

Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs

Cooking time: approximately 25 minutes

Serves: 6 people

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  • Koala Park Chicken thighs (6-8) bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs


  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature


  • 5 cloves garlic, minced


  • Zest of 1 lemon


  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves


  • 1 lemon, cut into rounds


  • 1 lb. baby potatoes, quartered


  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towel and season all over with salt and pepper.


  • In a medium bowl stir together butter, garlic, lemon zest, and thyme. Rub butter mixture all over chicken thighs, including under the skin.  


  • Place lemon rounds, potatoes, and chicken thighs in a 9"-x-13" baking dish and bake until thighs register 160°F on an instant-read thermometer, about 35 minutes. If you'd like the skin more crisp, broil on high for 1 to 2 minutes until golden.

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