The Thigh’s the Limit: 6 Picks
A pack of chicken thighs cost cents on the dollar, and for a few pennies more, you can create a fabulous meal.
Though oft-overlooked, the chicken thigh is a sexy little cut of poultry. It's a little fattier than a lean chicken breast, it's moist, it's flavorful, and most importantly, it's cheap. Here are six of our favorite chicken thigh recipes to try—most are bone-in, but boneless thighs can easily be used. Just shave a minute or two off the cooking time.
Boneless skinless chicken thighs are usually less expensive than breasts.
A long turn in a Crock-Pot will lure layer after layer of flavor out of this Thai-inspired chicken dish.
Meltingly tender chicken in a rich sauce of sherry, paprika and ancho chili.
Ancho chili powder and pomegranate molasses make a spicy glaze for chicken.
This Burmese-style curry dish is traditionally served over noodles instead of rice.
Dates and olives together make for an out-of-the-ordinary chicken dish.