Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs

 

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Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs

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This roasted chicken thigh recipe is a standard in our house because it is soooo easy and delicious.  Takes 45 minutes to cook, but prep time is 5 minutes.  Add a salad.  BOOM.  Dinner is done.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 Minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: International

Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs ( ~ 2 lb) , bone in, skin on
  • salt
  • pinch black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450F.  Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Take off any excess skin hanging off the thigh, if needed.  Liberally salt the chicken and add a bit of black pepper.  The salt will dehydrate the skin and make it crispy.  You want to see the salt on the skin.
  • Roast for ~ 45 minutes or until juices run clear and chicken temperature reaches 165F.  Rest 5-10 minutes.  Add hot sauce to taste.  Happy, crispy eating!  Beckie

Notes

  • Wanna up your game?  Elevate the chicken on a wire rack over the pan and place some lightly oiled and salted root vegetables on the baking sheet.  Keep onions w/ onions, carrots w/ carrots, potatoes w/ potatoes, etc because some veggies will cook faster (i.e. onions).  You’ll need to take out the chicken one or two times and stir/rotate/ or take out the veggies.

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Keywords: Roast Chicken, Chicken Thighs, Comfort Food, Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Keto, Low Carb, Whole 30

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