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Baked chicken thighs

These oven baked chicken thighs are a delicious chicken dinner recipe that is both healthy and inexpensive. Serve these seasoned and flavorful thighs with mashed potatoes and roasted veggies for the perfect meal


  • 6 bone-in chicken thighs with skin (approximately 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 teaspoons chicken seasoning or Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste



  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking pan with foil and place a baking rack on top.

  • Dab the chicken skin dry with a paper towel to remove any moisture.

  • Drizzle chicken with olive oil and season generously with the seasoning, salt and pepper.

  • Place the chicken thighs on the rack, skin side up, and bake uncovered 35-40 minutes or until the chicken reaches 165°F.

  • Turn the broiler on high and broil the skin for 2-3 minutes to crisp if needed.