Garlic and Basil Baked Chicken Thighs | Better Meal Plans


Garlic and Basil Baked Chicken Thighs

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 485kcal


  • 1 c onions 1 onion, yellow, diced
  • 3 c carrots diced
  • 0.25 c fresh basil chopped
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and sliced
  • 2 lb bone-in chicken thighs skin-on
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 0.50 tsp ground black pepper Omit for Strict AIP
  • 1 c chicken broth


  • Chop basil. Finely chop rosemary. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Arrange chicken thighs in a single layer in a roasting pan. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Scatter onion over and around chicken.
  • Top chicken with basil, rosemary, and garlic.
  • Pour chicken broth into bottom of pan. Place carrots evenly around the chicken.
  • Cover pan with aluminum foil.
  • Place in oven and cook until chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes.
  • Remove aluminum foil, turn broiler to medium-high and broil until skin is brown and crisp with an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve with your favorite side dish.


Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 1013mg | Potassium: 816mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 16265IU | Vitamin C: 13.7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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