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seasoned bone-in skin on chicken thighs
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Baked Crispy Chicken Thighs

These easy Crispy Chicken Thighs are baked in the oven and a delicious main to pair with your favorite side dish. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, crispy chicken thighs
Servings: 4
Calories: 378kcal
Author: Erin


  • 1.5 lb. chicken thighs (approx. 4); bone-in, skin on
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425°. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper, then place an oven-safe wire rack on top and spray it with nonstick spray.
  • In a small bowl, combine the baking powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • Pat the chicken dry (the drier you can get it, then crispier it'll get!) then place it into a large bowl. Pour the seasonings over top and use your hands to completely coat the chicken.
  • Place the chicken on top of the wire rack, then place the baking sheet into the oven and bake the chicken for 35-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board and wait 5 minutes before cutting. Enjoy!



*Calories are per chicken thigh and are an estimation
*Bone-in vs. boneless chicken thighs: Both bake at 425° but bone-in will take about 40 minutes, whereas boneless will bake in about 20 minutes. 
*Make sure you use a parchment-lined, rimmed baking sheet! That way, the chicken juices don't spill over and instead fall onto the parchment. It's also VERY helpful to use an oven-safe wire rack on top of that, which will ensure the bottom of the chicken doesn't get soggy.


Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 167mg | Sodium: 635mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 384IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 2mg