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Baked chicken thighs in a pan

Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs (4 Ingredients)

Baked Chicken Thighs are great for an effortless weeknight dinner. They are crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. All you need is a few ingredients, 30 minutes, and you have the perfect dinner.
Course Meats
Cuisine American
Keyword air fryer chicken thighs, baked chicken, Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 498kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Pat dry the chicken thighs with a paper towel.
    ingredients for baked chicken thighs
  • Season the chicken with garlic parsley salt, pepper, and paprika. Add the seasoned chicken thighs to an oven safe pan.
    seasoned chicken thighs on a serving tray
  • Bake in the preheated oven for about 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Toward the end of cooking you can drain some of the juice from the pan to make the thighs extra crispy.
    Seasoned chicken thighs in a pan
  • Garnish with your favorite herbs and serve immediately.
    Baked chicken thighs in a pan


Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 222mg | Sodium: 1338mg | Potassium: 476mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 397IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg