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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a wonderfully simple and delicious recipe to use for bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 189
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Set a wire rack inside a broiler pan or baking pan.
  2. Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Lift up skin gently; sprinkle salt, pepper, and garlic powder under the skin. Replace skin. Season skin and underside of the thighs with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Arrange on the rack.
  3. Roast in the preheated oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Continue roasting until juices run clear, about 30 minutes more. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 11.8 0.1 19.2 71 90 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Everyone loved this. The only change I made was to add some smoked paprika and some onion powder in "the mix" and some garlic salt on top... thank you! Super easy and delish!

Most helpful critical review

Okay, so the TECHNIQUE used in this recipe is great and totally works as the skin gets perfectly crispy just as in the photos or even better. However, even though I thought the amount of spice...

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Everyone loved this. The only change I made was to add some smoked paprika and some onion powder in "the mix" and some garlic salt on top... thank you! Super easy and delish!

Simple, straight forward, and crisped up like a champ! I thought these were going to end up over done but they turned out perfect as written. I do think they could have used a little more season...

Very easy and very tasty!

I didn't have a rack so baked these on a foil lined sheet. They turned out perfectly! Crispy on the outside, and tender and juicy inside. Yum!

I thought these might end up being dry but was pleasantly surprised to find out how tasty these were! Easy too! I didn't have garlic powder so used garlic salt and they were still fine. I may t...

My kids said this is the best chicken I’ve made! L sister and I loved it as well and wish I had made more chicken.

These came out fantastic! I had boneless, skinless thighs on-hand, so that's what I used. This cooking method produced a nice crispy outside, almost like the skin was there. Some reviewers (on ...

This chicken is easy to prepare and does not take a lot of time to bake. Served it with mashed potatoes and used the drippings from the chicken to make gravy. A ver delicious, satisfying meal.

Made exactly as directed (except I removed the skin) and with the addition of a few pats of butter when roasting. Came out very moist and had a beautiful brown and crisp top. Easy and delicious,...