Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs
These chicken thighs are you new go-to for any meal! They go great with rice, pasta, any version of potatoes, veggies, salads, soups, spatzle, or literally anything else you like- and they couldn’t’ be easier to make!
- 5 chicken thighs (Preferably bone in)
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup butter
- 5 cloves garlic crushed
- Fresh parsley chopped
Preheat your oven to 400F degrees. Move oven rack to center. Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towel and season all over with salt and black pepper.
Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet (10-inch) over medium heat. Sear the thighs until the skin is golden and crispy (about 5min).
Flip your chicken over once crispy. If your chicken thighs release a lot of fat, dispose it using a spoon.
Place butter in the same skillet. When the butter is melted, add minced garlic. Stir the garlic around the pan for about 30 seconds.
Place the whole skillet in the oven and bake for 30 mins for until chicken gets the internal temperature at 165°F.
When the chicken is cooked, spoon some of the garlic butter sauce over the top of each chicken thigh. Top with parsley before serving.
Inspired by Primavera Kitchen