Chicken Thigh Recipes
When it comes time to put a flavorful and budget-friendly dinner on the table, chicken thighs are always at the top of our ingredient list.
Recipe: Honey-Apricot-Glazed Chicken
Add a base of basmati rice to complement the honey glaze. You're going to love the sweet and savory flavor combination in our delicious Honey-Apricot-Glazed Chicken.
Chicken with Potatoes and Carrots
The trick to extra-savory veggies is cooking the chicken atop the potatoes and carrots.
Crunchy Jerk Tacos with Watermelon-Mango Salsa
Inexpensive, flavorful, and nearly impossible to overcook, chicken thighs are the MVP of poultry cuts. Try them in crunchy jerk tacos.
Crispy Salt-and-Pepper Grilled Chicken Thighs
To make these crispy chicken thights, sprinkle salt on the them ahead of time, and chill in the fridge to pull out excess water—an easy way to guarantee tender meat and crisp skin.
Chicken, Farro, and Vegetable Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette
Grilling the chicken and vegetables gives this healthy and hearty salad a smoky, sweet flavor. If you prefer, substitute sliced celery for fennel and pearl barley or wheat berries for farro.
Sesame-Chicken Thigh Paillard with Peanut Sauce
Paillard is a French cooking term used to describe a thinly pounded piece of meat that cooks quickly. This recipe gives you a flavorful weeknight meal that's on the table in less than 45 minutes.
Garlic-Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Thighs
Tangy yogurt tenderizes the meat and balances the heat from the jalapeño peppers. Grill indoors on a grill pan, or rev up the outdoor grill. Steamed sugar snap peas round out the meal.
Roasted Chicken Thighs with Herb Butter
Roasting chicken is a great weeknight technique because it's hands-free and hard to mess up. Let the cooked chicken stand for about 10 minutes before serving so the meat has time to relax and soak up any cooking juices.
Lemon-Rosemary-Garlic Chicken and Potatoes
Nicknamed "Anytime Chicken" this winner of a chicken dinner is our new favorite roasting-pan supper for weeknights or easy entertaining with friends.
Crispy Chicken Thighs with Pasta and Pesto
This stovetop-to-oven method yields crisp, dark-golden skin and juicy, tender meat.
Grilled Chipotle Chicken
Recipe: Grilled Chipotle Chicken
Ditch your plain grilled chicken for a zesty, perfectly spiced dinner instead. Grilled Chipotle Chicken delivers a smoky heat flavor with a touch of sweetness. Try Mexican oregano for extra zing.
Fried Chicken Thighs & Biscuits
Recipe: Fried Chicken Thighs & Biscuits
Two Southern icons make the ultimate sandwich, generously topped with pickled green tomatoes and local Raleigh honey.
Recipe: Faux Cassoulet
This Southern version of the French classic comes together in a fraction of the time required to make the original because we use humble chicken thighs and country-style pork ribs. For easy sides, grab a loaf of crusty bread, and toss a tangy vinaigrette with fresh pear slices, toasted pecans, escarole, and frisée or a mix of your favorite winter greens.
Roasted Paprika Chicken
Recipe: Roasted Paprika Chicken
Choose a mixture of everyone's favorite chicken pieces, such as drumsticks, bone-in breasts, and thighs.
Grilled Chicken Thighs with White Barbecue Sauce
Chicken Thighs With Chunky Tomato Sauce
Chicken thighs are economical and easily take on the flavor of seasoning blends or marinades. Serving the chicken over mashed potatoes makes this one-dish recipe hearty and filling.
Braised Chicken Thighs With Carrots and Potatoes
Substitute an extra 1/4 cup chicken broth in place of the wine, if you prefer.
Rosemary Grilled Chicken Thighs
Recipe: Rosemary Grilled Chicken Thighs
Online reviewers claim that these honey-and-mustard-marinated thighs are definitely "company-worthy." Serving them over cheese grits and sautéed spinach makes this grilled chicken dish extraordinary. For a tasty alternative, try these with our quick Honey Mustard Sauce.
Balsamic Garlic-and-Herb Chicken Thighs
Put the noodles on to cook when you start the chicken so that everything's done on time.
Orange-Ginger Grilled Chicken Thighs
A simple, quick marinade adds bold flavor to this grilled chicken recipe, making it perfect for a busy weeknight meal.
Honey-Pecan Chicken Thighs
Recipe: Honey-Pecan Chicken Thighs
Crispy, crunchy chicken drizzled with a spicy honey mustard sauce is soon to become a favorite chicken dish. Baking the chicken provides a satisfying crunch without the added fat from frying.