ingredients
  • Chicken thighs 400 grams
  • Lemon 1
  • White wine as much as needed
  • Extra virgin olive oil as much as needed
  • Flour type 00 as much as needed
  • salt and pepper to taste • 1 kcal
Calories refers to 100 gr of product

Lemon chicken thighs are a very appetizing main course that will win over young and adults. The chicken thighs are first floured and then cooked in a pan with lemon juice and white wine: the flour, mixed with the cooking liquid, will create a delicious sauce with which to sprinkle the meat, for a creamy and tasty result. This dish can be prepared in a short time and it is very easy. It's the perfect recipe to serve for a last-minute lunch or dinner with a simple seasonal side dish. So let’s find out how to prepare lemon chicken thighs by following our recipe step by step.

How to make Lemon Chicken Thighs

Flour the chicken thighs (1).

Heat a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil in a pan, arrange the chicken thighs and brown them on both sides (2).

Pour in the lemon juice, diluted with a drop of white wine, cover with a lid and cook for about 15 minutes (3).

Turn the thighs on the other side and finish cooking for 5 more minutes, until the cooking juices will be well reduced (4). Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer the chicken thighs to serving plates, sprinkle them with their sauce and serve it hot with a side such as sweet and sour peppers (5).

How to store Lemon Chicken Thighs

Lemon chicken thighs can be stored in the refrigerator for a maximum of 1-2 days, inside a special airtight container. heat them in a pan or in a microwave oven before eating. The chicken thighs can be also frozen and then defrosted when necessary.