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Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs Recipe

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs – boneless skinless chicken thighs cooked in flavorful honey garlic sauce inside the oven. THIS BAKED Chicken turns out tender, juicy and delicious. 



Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs Recipe

Recipe Notes

Feel free to use chicken thighs with bone-in and skin, adjust baking time to 40 minutes and flip chicken on the other side once while baking.

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Chicken thighs seasoned with salt and pepper.

How to Make BAKED Honey Garlic Chicken

First, preheat the oven to 400F degrees.
Next, rinse and pat dry chicken thighs then season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides, to taste.

Chicken thighs browned on both sides.

How to Sear Boneless Chicken Thighs

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs, and sear until brown, sear for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken, cover and set plate to the side.

Honey garlic sauce recipe.

After, melt remaining butter in the same skillet (1 tablespoon). Add 5 cloves of finely minced garlic and cook stirring until fragrant, this will take about 1 minute.

Honey garlic sauce with browned chicken thighs.

Remove from heat and stir in honey, oregano, thyme, and basil until well combined. Return chicken to the skillet. Coat it in sauce on both sides.

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

How Long to Bake Chicken Thighs Inside the Oven

Bake seared chicken thighs in the preheated oven, until chicken is no longer pink inside and the juices run clear, about 20-25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked thru. The instant-read thermometer when inserted inside the chicken should read 165F degrees.
 
Flip chicken on the other side once during baking time. Garnish with parsley. Serve with Loaded Mashed Potatoes and Best Caesar Salad. Enjoy!
 

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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

Juicy chicken thighs cooked in honey garlic sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Coarse
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken thighs, garlic, honey
Servings: 4
Calories: 470kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

  • 5-6 boneless chicken thighs if you prefer bone-in chicken thighs use that make sure to adjust cooking time
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste 
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 5 cloves garlic finely chopped or minced
  • 5 tablespoons honey 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 
  • parsley finely chopped for garnish

Instructions

How to Make Honey Garlic Chicken

  • First, preheat the oven to 400F degrees.
  • Next, rinse and pat dry chicken thighs then season chicken with salt and pepper on both sides, to taste.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs, and sear until brown, sear for 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken, cover and set plate to the side.
  • After, melt remaining butter in the same skillet (1 tablespoon). Add 5 cloves of finely minced garlic and cook stirring until fragrant, this will take about 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in honey, oregano, thyme, and basil until well combined. Return chicken to the skillet. Coat it in sauce on both sides.

How Long to Bake Chicken Thighs Inside the Oven

  • Bake seared chicken thighs in the preheated oven, until chicken is no longer pink inside and the juices run clear, about 20-25 minutes, or until chicken is cooked thru. The instant-read thermometer when inserted inside the chicken should read 165F degrees.
  • Flip chicken on the other side once during baking time.
  • Garnish with parsley. Serve with Loaded Mashed Potatoes and Best Caesar Salad. Enjoy!

Video

Notes

Feel free to use chicken thighs with bone-in and skin, adjust baking time to 40 minutes and flip chicken on the other side once while baking.

Nutrition

Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 318mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg

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