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Crunchy Baked Pesto Chicken Thighs

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Easy and flavorful baked chicken thighs amped up with pesto!"
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30 m servings 304
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Combine panko, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Place chicken thighs onto the prepared baking sheet and coat each side with pesto. Press panko mixture onto chicken.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 304 calories; 21.6 1.3 25 83 451 Full nutrition

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Made for the family tonight and it was a big hit! The only thing I would change is the proportion of cheese and Panko. It wasn’t very crunchy but still very good good. I will put more panko a...

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