These are the Crispiest Baked Chicken Thighs you will ever enjoy! Easy to prepare and fabulous to eat. Chicken thighs are one of the most flavorful parts of the chicken. Usually you have to deep fry them to get them to crispy perfection. This recipe for The Crispiest Baked Chicken Thighs proves that baking using this method will win for the crispiest chicken ever! Use your favorite chicken seasoning and they turn out beautifully, every time. This recipe is for all of you chicken thigh lovers out there that want to enjoy crispy skin and totally tender and juicy meat inside, cooked right in your oven!
If you are like my family, we eat chicken several times a week. Sometimes the same old chicken dish gets really boring. We need a little spice! We are always trying to be more health conscious, so we try to avoid deep frying our chicken. Sometime I just need a crispy piece of delicious chicken! This recipe for The Crispiest Baked Chicken Thighs is the answer!
This recipe calls for a lot of time in the oven. This chicken is definitely worth the wait! The first step is to cook the chicken thighs at a low temperature. Then you crank up the heat to achieve that delightful crispiness and beautiful color! Have a look at our new video!
The Crispiest Baked Chicken Thighs
- 12-15 chicken thighs, bone in, skin on
- 2 tablespoons baking powder -
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon chicken seasoning, your favorite variety
- 2 tsp seasoned salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper -
- cooking spray
Adjust your oven racks to upper-middle and lower-middle positions. Preheat your oven to 250 degrees.
Prepare a rimmed baking sheet with tinfoil and a rack coated in cooking spray. Set aside.
In a small bowl combine baking powder, garlic powder, chicken seasoning, seasoned salt and pepper. Set aside.
Wash and pat your chicken thighs dry with paper towels and place in a large re-sealable bag or bowl.
Sprinkle baking powder mixture all over your thighs while they are inside the resealable bag or in your bowl.
Adjust and shake the thighs around to make sure they are all lightly coated in the baking powder mixture.
Place the chicken thighs on your prepared sheet. Bake for 50 minutes on the lower-middle rack.
Remove your thighs from lower-middle and move to upper-middle rack and turn the temperature up to 425 degrees.
Bake for another 45-55 minutes and thighs are a nice golden brown color.
Try to turn your baking sheet halfway through baking. Remove thighs from oven and let stand for at least 5 minutes before serving. Serve and enjoy|!