13 Chicken Thigh Recipes

Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are a flavorful and delicious protein that works great for weeknight meals. From baked to slow cooked, from air fried to pressure cooked, we have the perfect chicken recipe for every occasion.

Best Chicken Thigh Recipes

Basic Chicken Thighs

4 chicken thighs breaded with panko on white plate sitting on medium blue colored cloth; bottom of air fryer and handle in background

Baked Chicken Thighs

baked chicken thighs in metal baking pan with green onion garnish

Instant Pot Chicken Thighs  From Frozen  

6 chicken thighs with black pepper on them in stainless steel steamer basket in instant pot insert; blue and white checked cloth in background

The Best Chicken Thigh Marinade

chicken thighs in small white casserole dish with handles; sitting in brown marinade liquid with minced garlic; metal bowl and knife in background

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Thighs

5 chicken thighs wrapped in bacon with parsley garnish in skillet; sage colored cloth in background and salt and pepper grinder in background on dark brown wooden table

Baked BBQ Chicken Thighs

chicken thighs with bbq sauce on them on sheet pan

Crispy Pan Fried Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs 

browned chicken thighs in large lodge cast iron skillet; white cloth underneath skillet; on brown wood table

Instant Pot BBQ Chicken Thighs

white plate with black speckles on white cloth with black stripes; chicken thighs with bbq sauce on plate; instant pot in background and light green condiment bowl with bbq sauce in it in background

Ranch Chicken Thighs Recipe

sheet pan with 4 chicken thighs seasoned with ranch seasoning on it; white cloth with black stripe under pan

Sheet Pan Chicken Thighs Recipe

sheet pan with halved baby red potatoes, carrot chips, onion slices, and seasoned chicken thighs

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe

8 chicken thighs in white crock with chopped green onion on top in a light brown broth

Smoked Chicken Thighs

4 smoked chicken thighs coated in seasoning and a burnished red brown; one sliced; on white platter with knife in background on brown wood table

Stuffed Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Cream Cheese

6 chicken thighs stuffed with cream cheese and spinach lightly browned with black pepper on top; on gray'ish colored plate with brown striped rim; on white cloth; spinach leaves in background and salt and pepper in background

13 Chicken Thigh Recipes
13 Chicken Thigh Recipes

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