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Create a free account to save your favourites recipes and articles!Sign Up To Save Recipes© Copyright Maya Krampf for Wholesome Yum. Please DO NOT SCREENSHOT ORCOPY/PASTE recipes to social media or websites. We’d LOVE for you to share alink with photo instead. 🙂Crispy Baked Chicken Drumsticks and Thighs (Legs)For a quick and easy weeknight meal, try crispy baked chicken drumsticks andthighs. Just coat the pieces of chicken legs with seasonings and cook in theoven for the perfect dinner.Jump to:I’m adding an easy keto chicken legs dish to my collection of low carb chickenrecipes. And it’s a great recipe for busy days like my shake and bake chicken.I created a healthy chicken legs recipe to use up some frozen chicken in ourfreezer. The cooking method used makes the outside nice and crispy. It’sperfect for making chicken drumsticks and or thighs in the oven.These crispy baked chicken legs are so simple to make. You’ll just need tocoat the chicken pieces with a spice blend then bake. It couldn’t get anyeasier!
Ingredients for the best oven baked chicken thighs:
* 12 Chicken Thighs – Skin on with Bones * 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil * 1/2 tsp Paprika * Italian Seasoning * 1 tsp Salt and 1 tsp Pepper
Everyone will love oven baked chicken thighs recipe.
This recipe is absolutely delicious and so quick and easy. Dinner in 30minutes? Yes please!The flavor is just amazing and each bite is moist and tender. Give it a tryand let us know what you think!
What to serve with baked chicken thighs?
Just keep it simple with side dishes. We love this easy 4 ingredient ParmesanPasta. Yum!The possibilities are endless and oven baked chicken thighs are delicious withjust about anything.We love mashed potatoes and green beans. It is simple but delicious.Rice is also tasty. We actually keep this in the freezer so it is so easy onbusy nights.Learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even easier. I love tograb the rice from the freezer and we all can enjoy a really easy meal.We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. If youare not freezing rice, it is such a time saver.Sometimes we also add a simple side salad or learn how to steam broccoli inthe microwave for another easy side idea.This meal is also good with asparagus. This oven roasted asparagus is a familyfavorite and it is very simple and quick to make.
Easy oven baked chicken thighs
One of the tricks to this easy dinner is using bone-in chicken with the skinstill on. This keeps the juiciness inside the meat where it belongs. And sincethe thighs are dark meat, they are more tender and juicier than other cuts ofmeat, making this recipe may end up being your favorite simple chicken recipe.
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* Instant Read Thermometer – How long do you cook chicken legs in the oven? The best and easiest way to tell when the baked drumsticks are done cooking is to use an instant-read thermometer. Cook them to an internal temperature of 165 degrees F. * Baking Sheet with Cooling Rack – I love this baking sheet + cooling rack combo. The cooling rack elevates the chicken so that both sides get nice and crispy. * Basting and Pastry Brush – One trick to the best chicken drumstick recipe? A brush of butter to coat the chicken legs.
How to make easy oven baked chicken thighs from scratch?
1. Preheat: The first thing to do is to preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. 2. Prepare: Meanwhile, spray a baking dish with a light coat of cooking spray. 3. Prep the chicken: After patting each piece with paper towels to get all the moisture off, brush them each with oil. 4. Mix: Then, mix the seasonings together in a small bowl as your spice rub. 5. Rub: Sprinkle with the spice, giving it a rub to make sure it is spread all over each piece before putting them in the baking dish. 6. Cook: Lastly, place the dish in the oven and cook uncovered for approximately 30 minutes. Just until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F. Cooking time may vary depending on the oven and amount of chicken.”