Baked Crispy Chicken Thighs

Baked Crispy Chicken Thighs- Loaded with flavor and Super easy to make- only 10 mins prep. You won't believe they are baked ! Dinner couldn't be any easier. 

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 339 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 2 1/2 - 3 pound chicken thighs (about 5-6)
  • 1 1/2- 2 teaspoons salt (to salt chicken)
  • 2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon bouillon powder (you may replace with salt)
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  1. Wash chicken thighs, wipe with a paper towel. Salt chicken . Combine spices(onion powder, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, smoked paprika,  white and cayenne pepper bouillon powder  , mix well. 

  2. Sprinkle both sides with generous amount of the spice blend place them on a cookie sheet in a single layer, you can let them sit in the fridge overnight. Do not cover them; let the air-dry them or proceed with baking.
  3. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 475 Degrees F°.

  4. Bake chicken thighs in the preheated oven starting at 475 degrees F for the first 20 minutes then drop to 400 degrees F. Bake until skin is crispy, thighs are no longer pink at the bone, and the juices run clear, about 30 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).