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Baked chicken thighs are crispy, juicy, healthy and make for the perfect weeknight recipe!
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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs

Baked chicken thighs are crispy, juicy, flavorful, healthy and make for the perfect weeknight recipe. Watch my video above to see how easy they are to make!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, chicken thigh recipes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 285kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs bone-in and skin-on
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil (or olive oil)
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 425F/220C. Remove the chicken thighs from the fridge and allow them to come to room temperature. 
    Several chicken thighs on a counter next to a bowl.
  • In a small bowl mix all of the herbs and spices together. 
  • Place the chicken in a large mixing bowl. Add the oil and 2/3 of the spice blend. Use your hands to coat all sides of the chicken and even under the skin.
    Rubbing spices on chicken thighs in a bowl.
  • Place the chicken on a rack on top of a baking sheet. Sprinkle the remaining spice mix on top of the chicken.
  • Bake the chicken thighs for 35-40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 160 degrees fahrenheit. You can also turn on the top broiler for 2-3 minutes to make the top extra crispy. Let the chicken rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Video

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Nutrition

Serving: 1chicken thigh | Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 379mg | Potassium: 256mg | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.1mg