Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs
Crispy Oven Baked Chicken Thighs made with just 3 ingredients. This recipe is so simple, you can make it any night of the week!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 thighs
- 6 Chicken thighs
- 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
- Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper
Place the chicken thighs on a baking sheet lined with non-stick foil (about 2 inches apart).
Brush with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and fresh ground pepper and bake at 425°F for 35-40 minutes, but as chicken thighs vary in size, it’s a good idea to use a meat thermometer. A safe cooking temperature for cooked chicken is 165°F.
- Don’t overcrowd the pan. Overcrowding the pan will result in steaming the chicken instead of roasting resulting in soggy skin.
- Don’t cover the chicken with foil. Covering the pan with foil will also produce steam that will soften the skin instead of crisping it.
- Use a meat thermometer as chicken thighs vary in size, it’s a good idea to use a meat thermometer. A safe cooking temperature for cooked chicken is 165°F.
Calories: 288kcal | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 231mg | Vitamin A: 90IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.8mg