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This dish is so simple to make and always turns out moist and delicious. This is one of those no-fuss dishes that are great when cooking for large groups. I love the lemon-butter-thyme combination of flavors with the chicken. Of course, the entire house smells wonderful as it roasts in the oven!

Lemon Buttered Chicken with Thyme

About 8 chicken thighs (organic, free-range, if possible)

4 tablespoons olive oil

4 tablespoons butter, melted

juice of 2 lemons

8-12 sprigs fresh thyme, stems removed (must be fresh, dried will not do)

1 teaspoon paprika

salt and pepper

Using your hands, rub oil all over each chicken thigh and place in an oven-proof baking dish. Generously grind salt and pepper and then sprinkle the paprika over the chicken. Spoon a bit of melted butter over each piece of chicken, then follow with the lemon juice. Liberally sprinkle the thyme over the chicken. Roast in a 425 degree (F) oven for 35 minutes. During this time, spoon more melted butter and lemon juice over the chicken twice. Serve immediately with rice or pasta and vegetables. Enjoy!