Roasted Lemon Chicken Quarters
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Prep Time 20 minutes
6 bone in, skin on chicken leg quarters
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp chopped fresh thyme
1 Tbsp lemon zest
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 lemons, halved
10 sprigs fresh thyme
Preheat oven to 400°F. Place chicken quarters on a large rimmed baking sheet; run fingers under chicken skin to loosen skin from flesh.
Stir together oil, thyme, lemon zest, cayenne pepper, and garlic in a small bowl. Rub mixture under chicken skin.
Arrange lemons, cut side up, around chicken; sprinkle with thyme sprigs.
Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour or until chicken is done and skin is crispy. Squeeze roasted lemons over chicken.