Chicken Thigh Recipes

Chicken thighs make an easy and inexpensive dinner. Find recipes for baked, grilled, or even slow cooked chicken thighs, perfect for any night of the week.

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Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4 stars 3108
I have used it often. It's easy and uses pantry staples. Always a hit with adults and kids. Serve with basmati rice or quinoa and steamed or roasted vegetables.

Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs

Rating: 4.5 stars 1506
Crispy chicken thighs get tons of flavor from a simple homemade spice rub.

Our 51 Best Boneless Chicken Thigh Recipes

If you've picked up a package of boneless chicken thighs at the supermarket, here are 51 different ways to prepare them for easy weeknight dinners.
By Melanie Fincher

One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs and Rice

Rating: 4.5 stars 30
Chicken thighs with cilantro and lime juice and cooked in one dish.

15 Top-Rated Braised Chicken Thigh Recipes

These no-fuss recipes feature braised chicken thighs, including Moroccan chicken tagine with preserved lemons, drunk chicken in gravy that's a cross between beer-can chicken and coq au vin, an Indian jalfrezi curry dish that uses boneless skinless chicken thighs, and many more.
By Ita Mac Airt

Shoyu Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 1174
Shoyu Chicken is a popular Hawaiian dish. It is often served with rice. The word shoyu is Japanese for soy sauce. Let the chicken soak in the marinade for at least an hour, the longer the better.

Slow Cooker Butter Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 699
Aromatic chicken slow-cooked in a flavorful, creamy coconut yogurt sauce.

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Rating: 5 stars 1216
I don't have the energy or courage to cater for a living but, if I did, this Greek lemon chicken and potatoes would be one of my go-to entrees, and not just for big, fat weddings. It's a proven crowd-pleaser, simple to make, and easy on the wallet.

23 Slow Cooker Chicken Thigh Recipes

Find 23 chicken thigh recipes for the slow cooker, including honey-garlic chicken thighs, easy chicken thigh recipes, and more. 
By Melanie Fincher

Instant Pot Chicken Cacciatore

Rating: 4.5 stars 291
A super flavorful dish; your family will think you simmered this all day!

Perfect Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 263
Chicken stock, wine, onions, garlic, mushroom, cream, butter, herbs, lemon, and capers reduce to make a perfect sauce. Served alongside mushroom rice and asparagus; it is HEAVEN! Patience is key with the sauce. The flavors will come together beautifully if you allow them to reduce as directed.

White Chicken Enchilada Slow-Cooker Casserole

Rating: 4 stars 239
An easy, creamy chicken enchilada casserole. Slow cooking gently melds together the flavors of chicken thigh meat, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and green chiles.

Inspiration and Ideas

Our Best Chicken Thigh Dinners
Chicken thighs are cheaper, tastier, and much easier to cook than chicken breasts. They're extremely versatile, too. Check out our gallery of top-rated recipes.
10 Meal Prep Ideas
Use cooked chicken thighs for quick meals throughout the week.
Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs
Rating: 5 stars 344

Baked chicken thighs with deliciously crispy golden skin and juicy meat.