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Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs

Baked Chicken Thighs are moist and tender on the inside and crispy on the outside! Perfectly seasoned, this dish could very well be your new favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 473kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 6-8 chicken thighs bone-in skin-on
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian dried herbs
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 6 cloves garlic minced


  • Preheat the oven to 425 F degrees.
  • Lightly grease with oil a 9x3 baking dish or a rimmed baking sheet and set aside.
  • Add all the seasoning ingredients to a large bowl and mix.
  • Pat dry the chicken thighs and rub with the 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the chicken to the bowl and toss in seasoning generously.
  • Transfer to the baking sheet and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit and the chicken is golden and crispy.
  • Broil at the end for 2-3 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl mix all the sauce ingredients.
  • Serve the chicken thighs with sauce on the side and garnish with chopped parsley.



Calories: 473kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 669mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 252IU | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg