Spicy Baked Chicken Thighs

Spicy Baked Chicken Thighs

In this easy-but-fabulous recipe for baked chicken thighs, a simple rub of olive oil and spices takes boneless, skinless chicken thighs to a whole new level. Truly a flavor explosion!

Baked Chicken Thighs
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Recipe type: Entree, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free, Primal/Paleo
Yield: 4 servings
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs (1 lb. total weight)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Wipe chicken thighs with paper towels. Place them in a baking dish.
  3. Prepare the rub: In a small bowl, combine spices and olive oil to create a thick paste. Pour the paste over the thighs and, using your hands, rub it well into the chicken pieces, on all sides.
  4. Bake 45 minutes, or until cooked through and juices run clear. Place for a moment on paper towels to drain the bottom, then serve.
Nutrition Per Serving
Serving size: 1 chicken thigh; Calories: 191; Fat: 11g; Carbohydrates: 1g; Sugar: 0g; Sodium: 671mg; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 21g

Baked Chicken Thighs

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