Lemon Thyme Chicken

lemon thyme chicken

My family devours this chicken every time I make it.  This chicken is far from any boring version of lemon chicken you have ever had before.  The tangy-sweet lemon sauce gives this dish the extra pageantry it needs to be the star of the show!

lemon thyme chicken

Lemon Thyme Chicken


3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup lemon juice

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

1 tablespoon coconut flour

1 tablespoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic

optional: fresh thyme for garnish


in a medium size bowl, combine coconut flour, granulated garlic, salt & pepper.  dredge the chicken in the flour mixture & set aside.

in a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium high heat.    

once the oil is heated, brown the chicken ~ about 3 minutes per side, working in batches if necessary.  

mix the lemon juice, honey & dijon mustard together in a small bowl, then pour over chicken.  reduce heat to low & cover for 15-20 minutes.  check chicken to make sure it is completely cooked.  

serve immediately.

This recipe is part of a week long menu with complete grocery list & prep ahead directions

Love, Cara