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One-Pot Lemon Chicken

One-Pot Lemon Chicken

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 3 -4 servings


  • 1 whole chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 yellow onion cut into large pieces
  • 2 carrots cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 lemons sliced
  • 1/2 c olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 T fresh rosemary
  • 1 T fresh thyme
  • 1 t crushed red pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Lightly oil the bottom of a dutch oven (or other oven-safe baking dish) and pre-heat the oven to 400F.
  • Toss the carrots and onions with 2 T olive oil, season with salt and pepper, then add to the bottom of the dutch oven.
  • Coat the chicken with the remaining olive oil, garlic, herbs, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper.
  • Lay the pieces of chicken, skin side up, on the bed of carrots and onions.
  • Top with slices of lemon.
  • Bake at 400F until chicken is cooked through and crispy (about 45 minutes-1 hour).
  • Optional: Squeeze extra lemon over chicken before serving.
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