Flavorful spiced and crispy chicken skin with tender and juicy meat inside baked to golden brown perfection. These Oven-baked Chicken Thighs recipe is as easy and straightforward as it gets. An oil-free, simple chicken recipe that your whole family will enjoy! 


  • 5 chicken thighs bone-in, skin-on
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Β½ teaspoon salt
  • Β½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic


  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees (convection setting if possible).
  • Dry chicken thighs with paper towels really well to remove all the excess moisture.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them together.
  • Rub the spice mix all over each thigh.
  • Lay the chicken thighs on the parchment paper, leaving space between the pieces.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes. Once the thighs are fully cooked, you can uses their juices to baste each piece


Do not use baking soda in place of baking powder – it will not turn out the same.Β If you have a baking stone, this will work especially well, no parchment paper needed.

Enjoy !!!

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