Stupid-Easy Recipe for Za’atar Roasted Chicken (#1 Top-Rated)


These extremely flavorful roasted chicken thighs make an easy weeknight dinner.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Za’atar Roasted Chicken.

1. Info for Za’atar Roasted Chicken

  • Cook Time: 52 min
  • Total Time: 52 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 536 kcal

2. Ingredients for Za’atar Roasted Chicken

  • 2 lb. chicken thighs (bone-in, skin-on, 4 thighs)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. za’atar seasoning
  • 1/2 lemon (cut into 3-4 wedges)

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

3.2 Prep

Season the chicken thighs on both sides with the salt and black pepper. Arrange the thighs skin-side up in a 9-inch-square baking dish.

Drizzle the olive oil over the chicken thighs and rub it evenly over the skin. Sprinkle the za’atar seasoning evenly over the chicken. Squeeze the juice from the lemon wedges over the chicken, and then arrange the lemon wedges between the chicken thighs.

3.3 Oven

Roast the chicken on middle rack of oven until skin is browned and crisp and chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F, 42-47 minutes.

3.4 Check

Check to see that chicken is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.5 Serve

Transfer the chicken thighs to a plate and serve immediately.


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