Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Chicken with lemon pieces on top

Chicken thighs are a great protein to cook with because they are flavorful and juicy. Lemon Rosemary Chicken is a popular recipe because it is delicious, healthy, and easy to make.

In this post, we will discuss different ways to make the juiciest lemon rosemary chicken thighs.

Will chicken thighs work for this recipe? 

Absolutely! Chicken thighs are a great choice for this recipe because they are flavorful and tender. They also have enough fat to keep them moist while cooking.

However, you can use chicken breasts if you prefer. Just keep in mind that they may take a little longer to cook and may not be as juicy as thighs.

What vegetables would go well with this chicken recipe? 

Since this recipe is so versatile, you can pair it with almost any vegetable you like. Some popular choices include roasted carrots, potatoes, and asparagus.

For a lighter option, you can also serve it with a fresh salad or steamed broccoli. The lemon and rosemary flavors will complement almost any veggie, so feel free to get creative!

Lemon Rosemary Chicken with lemon pieces on top

Tips for juicy chicken thighs?

If you want to ensure that your chicken thighs are juicy and full of flavor, try marinating them before cooking. This will help to infuse the flavors throughout the chicken and keep it moist during cooking.

You can also try cooking the chicken in a cast-iron skillet or a Dutch oven. These cooking methods will sear the chicken on the outside, locking in moisture and flavor.

Lemon Rosemary Chicken up close

How to store rosemary chicken thighs? 

Store any leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

If you want to freeze the chicken, make sure you wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or foil and place it in a freezer-safe container. It will keep in the freezer for up to 3 months. When reheating the chicken, be sure to do it gradually over a low heat to prevent it from becoming dry.

Lemon Rosemary Chicken with lemon pieces on top

Lemon Rosemary Chicken Thighs are a great way to add some healthy protein to your diet without sacrificing flavor. Whether you prefer to use chicken thighs or breasts, this recipe is sure to please.

Remember to choose your favorite vegetables to pair with the chicken and experiment with different cooking methods to keep it juicy and delicious. And with these tips for storing your leftovers, you’ll be able to enjoy this dish for days to come!

Lemon Rosemary Chicken

This lemon rosemary chicken recipe is a great family dinner option for weekdays or even meal prep for throughout the week!
Prep Time10minutes 
Cook Time30minutes 
Servings: 6


  • 3 tbsp Unsalted butter divided
  • 6 Chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 medium Shallots sliced thin
  • 1 c Chicken stock
  •  tbsp fresh rosemary leaves finely chopped
  • 16 oz Frozen broccoli
  • 1 medium Lemon sliced and cut into small, thin wedges


  • Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat until melted. Swirl to coat bottom of pan.
  • Unroll chicken thighs and season each side with salt and black pepper. Add seasoned chicken to hot skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes per side, or until chicken is golden brown and releases easily from the bottom of the skillet. Remove from heat and transfer chicken to a plate. Cover and keep warm.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add remaining butter and sliced shallots to skillet. Sauté shallots, stirring occasionally, until soft and golden brown, approximately 4-5 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock to skillet and increase heat to medium-high. Bring liquid to a boil while using a spatula or wooden spoon to scrape up brown bits from bottom of pan. Add chopped rosemary leaves and continue cooking until liquid is reduced by about half, approximately 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Return chicken and its juices to the skillet, along with the frozen broccoli and thin lemon wedges. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 10-12 minutes, or until broccoli is crisp tender and chicken is cooked through. (Internal temperature should read 165°F on an i
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