Popular on Pinterest: 10 Ways to Spice Up Chicken Thighs

By Stephanie Schiraldi on February 5, 2016

Inexpensive and wonderfully flavorful, chicken thighs are a budget-conscious home cook’s best friend—and no one ever said “budget-friendly” has to mean boring. From sweet to spicy, these fun ways to serve chicken thighs are 10 of the most-loved around the web.

1

Baked Dijon Mustard Chicken Thighs

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These Dijon mustard chicken thighs are the perfect spicy-sweet main. Try adding an extra tablespoon of rice wine vinegar for a tangy kick.

Table for Two

2

Lemon Butter Chicken Thighs

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Fresh herbs, lemon, Parmesan cheese and a hint of heavy cream make these thighs the perfect companion to pasta.

Damn Delicious

3

Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken Thighs

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Use the sear-first-then-roast method to get a sticky-sweet and savory crust for these chicken thighs.

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4

One Pot Chicken & Potatoes

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Add generous chunks of carrots and potato for a one-pan meal.

Let the Baking Begin

5

Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

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This easy Crock-Pot variation only calls for a handful of simple ingredients.

Diethood

6

Honey & Soy Baked Chicken Thighs

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This Asian-inspired variation can be marinated ahead of time—this is one you'll want to put in your back pocket for grill season.

She Wears Many Hats

7

Pan Fried Italian Chicken Thighs

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Simply sprinkle your chicken with dried spices and drop straight in the pan! The thighs will infuse with flavor—and crisp up nicely.

Barefeet in the Kitchen

8

Chicken Thighs with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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This creamy chicken dish takes only 35 minutes to make. (For a gluten-free variation, opt for gluten-free flour.)

Better Homes & Gardens

9

Oven-fried Chicken with Homemade Coleslaw

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The same delicious deep-fried flavor of classic fried chicken, minus the grease.

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10

Cilantro Lime Chicken Thighs

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These chicken thighs produce a savory wine au jus laced with garlic and lime, which pairs perfectly with rice or potatoes—or a chunk of crusty bread.

The Mediterranean Dish