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Zaatar Chicken



  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons zaatar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon crushed garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 4 chicken thighs skin on, bone in
  • Lemon thick slices


  • Mix all ingredients in a ziploc bag, add the chicken, massaging in.
  • Let marinade all day.
  • Remove from the bag, and grill on medium low heat, until cooked through.
  • Grill the lemon slices for a minute or so on each side.
  • After pulling the chicken off the grill, squeeze the lemon over the chicken.


Adapted from My Recipes