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Baked Tender Chicken Thighs

Baked Tender Chicken Thighs Recipe
Easy, juicy and the most tender oven baked chicken thighs recipe. With 10 minutes in prep time and an easy oil, garlic rub with a delicious seasoning, these chicken thighs will become a family favorite.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
marinate: 2 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings



  • In a bowl, combine olive oil and minced garlic. Layout chicken thighs and coat with oil mixture (on both sides).
  • Prepare the seasoning: In a bowl, combine the salt, pepper, Italian seasoning and paprika.
  • Season boat sides of chicken with the seasoning. Transfer chicken thighs to a baking dish. Cover with foil. Set aside to marinate at least 2 hours (*or see note).
  • Bake covered 45 minutes at 375°F. Remove foil and broil for 8-10 minutes (at same temp), until tops of thighs are crispy.
  • Enjoy, friends.


Note: Marinading at least 2 hours will give best results. If you don't have two hours, still bake the chicken it will still be great.