Deviled Chicken Thighs

Deviled Chicken Thighs

Cayenne pepper and Dijon mustard put the “devil” in this heavenly chicken recipe.

The devil is in the details—specifically, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Parmesan cheese and cayenne pepper. Be an angel, and remove the skin from the thighs before dredging.

Prep: 10 min Cook: 30 min
Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (12)

  • ¼ oz Cooking Spray
  • 8 Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Egg
  • ¼ cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1 T Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • ¼ tsp Kosher Salt
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 T Unsalted Butter


  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Set a rack over a rimmed baking sheet, and mist with cooking spray.
  2. In a shallow dish, whisk together egg, mustard and Worcestershire. In a second shallow dish, combine panko, Parmesan, salt, garlic powder, cayenne and black pepper.
  3. Coat chicken pieces in egg mixture, dredge tops in panko mixture, and place on rack, panko side up. Drizzle with butter and bake 30 minutes, or until chicken is golden and juices run clear.