Chicken Thigh Recipes

Chef John's Coq Au Vin
Chef John's Coq Au Vin

Chef John's Coq Au Vin

445
Chef John's recipe for the classic French dish coq au vin calls for chicken thighs, bacon, and a good amount of red wine.
Sweet Hot Mustard Chicken Thighs
Sweet Hot Mustard Chicken Thighs

Sweet Hot Mustard Chicken Thighs

562
A few simple pantry ingredients combine to make a sweet-hot mustard marinade that really perks up roasted bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs. Marinate chicken at least 4 hours, but overnight is even better.
Chef John's Peanut Curry Chicken
Chef John's Peanut Curry Chicken

Chef John's Peanut Curry Chicken

342
Chef John's Peanut Curry Chicken draws from many recipes--it's a winning combination of flavors, spices, textures, and colors for a easy and delicious dinner.
General Tsao's Chicken II
General Tsao's Chicken II

General Tsao's Chicken II

878
Orange zest and peanut oil join whole dried chiles in giving this version of General Tsao's Chicken its distinctive flavor.
Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs
Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs

Crispy and Tender Baked Chicken Thighs

975
Seasoned with a simple spice blend, these delicious baked chicken thighs yield crispy yet tender, succulent results!
Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)
Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

Spicy Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

515
Chef John's version of this classic Thai dish, made with freshly chopped chicken thighs and fresh basil, has a rich sauce that cooks down into a caramelized glaze.
Spicy Chicken Thai Soup
Spicy Chicken Thai Soup

Spicy Chicken Thai Soup

289
This Thai-inspired soup is full of chunks of tender chicken and mushrooms, and is rich and spicy with the addition of coconut milk, red curry paste, ginger, and garlic.
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes

515
Chef John's Greek Lemon Chicken and Potatoes are roasted until the the chicken skin is caramelized and crisp and potatoes are browned for an easy Greek-inspired dinner.
Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala
Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala

Chef John's Chicken Tikka Masala

282
It requires a few ingredients and a little time, but Chef John's recipe for chicken tikka masala is well worth the effort.
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potato Bake
Greek Lemon Chicken and Potato Bake

Greek Lemon Chicken and Potato Bake

569
One-pan Greek chicken, roasted with potatoes and green beans, requires minimal attention while it cooks.
Baked Teriyaki Chicken
Baked Teriyaki Chicken

Baked Teriyaki Chicken

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A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken thighs or pieces. Easy to double for a large group.
Shoyu Chicken
Shoyu Chicken

Shoyu Chicken

744
Shoyu Chicken is Hawaii's answer to teriyaki chicken. Chicken thigh meat is marinated in a sweet, spicy soy sauce marinade, then grilled and served with rice.
Chicken, Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes
Chicken, Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes

Chicken, Sausage, Peppers, and Potatoes

234
Chicken thighs, spicy sausage, sweet bell peppers, and potatoes roasted in a hot oven produce delectable pan juices, a rich, caramelized finish, and fork tender chicken.
Chef John's Chicken Riggies
Chef John's Chicken Riggies

Chef John's Chicken Riggies

143
This regional dish from Central New York is a rich pasta sauce made with Italian sausage, chopped chicken, peppers, olives, tomatoes, and cream.
Chef John's Caramel Chicken
Chef John's Caramel Chicken

Chef John's Caramel Chicken

348
Succulent chicken cooked in a spicy sweet-sour sauce. It's inspired by a dish made famous by San Francisco's The Slanted Door restaurant.
Honey Baked Chicken II
Honey Baked Chicken II

Honey Baked Chicken II

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Curried honey mustard imparts a golden hue to tender baked chicken.
Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)
Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

Murgh Makhani (Indian Butter Chicken)

84
This simple version of the classic Indian chicken dish uses plain yogurt, tomato sauce, ginger, garlic, Indian chili powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves, and, of course, butter, for a tasty main dish served over rice.
Turkish Chicken Kebabs
Turkish Chicken Kebabs

Turkish Chicken Kebabs

62
Chef John uses a yogurt-based marinade for these tasty, juicy, and tender grilled chicken thigh kebabs.
Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs
Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

Asian Glazed Chicken Thighs

630
Chicken thighs marinate for an hour in an easy Asian-inspired sauce mix, then are baked and served with more sauce. There's honey for sweet, soy for salty, and chili sauce for hot, plus plenty of garlic. Marinate ahead of time to make dinner extra fast.
Delectable Marinated Chicken
Delectable Marinated Chicken

Delectable Marinated Chicken

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I have experimented with so many marinades for chicken using my neighbors as guinea pigs and this one has been branded by all as simply delectable, thus the title.
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