Roasted Lemon Chicken Legs with Garlic and Herbs

Recipe by Olivia, Published by Primavera Kitchen , Adapted by Food Hub Members 


  • 12 chicken legs 
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 slices of lemon for garnishing
  • 1 tsp fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. In a bowl, season (chicken legs) drumsticks with died oregano, dried thyme, smoked paprika, salt, pepper and garlic. Place in a container and add the olive oil and lemon juice. Toss everything very well.
  3. Marinate overnight.
  4. Place the chicken pieces in a large casserole dish (9x13).
  5. Roast for 30 minutes until it begins to brown.
  6. Flip pieces and bake a remaining 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
  7. Garnish with lots of fresh parsley and slices of lemon