Chicken Thigh Recipes
The best of the bird, chicken thighs are more juicy and flavorful than breast meat and cost less, but they are just as versatile. Try our chicken thigh recipes and boneless chicken thigh recipes, we think they have a leg up on white meat.
Dark Chicken StockUse this to make our Four-Onion Ginger Soup with Goat-Cheese Toasts.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Curried Chicken with Toasted AlmondsThis creamy chicken curry is both nutty and mellow, making it the perfect antidote for chilly weather.
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Chicken Leg and Thigh Recipes
Chicken leg and thigh recipes including fried chicken, chicken and dumplings, coq au vin, chicken soup, grilled chicken, slow-cooker chicken, arroz con pollo, chicken curry, and lots more.
Grilled Marinated Chicken ThighsServe these chicken thighs on their own, sandwich them like a burger, slice or shred them for use as a taco filling, or chop them and add to salads or pasta dishes.
Easy Roasted Chicken ThighsThis roasted chicken recipe showcases juicy, flavorful chicken thighs with a lemony sauce that bakes itself in the pan. Roasted chicken thighs are the ideal weeknight dinner for busy families.Adapted from "Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys" by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Artisan; 2009).
Braised Chicken ThighsAlthough this recipe calls for 10 cloves of garlic, the finished dish will taste just right because crushed whole garlic isn't as strong as chopped or minced.
Broiled Chicken Thighs with Pineapple-Cucumber SaladQuick-cooking chicken thighs are a great value and full of flavor. Just add a bright, cool salad.
Buffalo Chicken Thighs with Celery and Blue Cheese SaladRecipe
Quick Chicken Curry with Spinach and PeasThis Indian-inspired weeknight meal comes together in under an hour. Save leftovers for lunch the next day, as the flavor only gets better.Recipe
Slow-Cooker Cilantro-Chutney ChickenSauteing the onions adds sweetness and an extra layer of richness to this dish, and stirring the chutney in towards the end of cooking keeps the flavors bright and fresh.Video
Simple Slow Cooker Chicken Curry
Sarah Carey makes an easy recipe for your slow cooker -- a comforting and delicious Chicken Curry with refreshing spices and sweet peas. Enjoy this effortless meal with your family tonight.Video
Chicken Taco Salad
This incredibly colossal Chicken Taco Salad is filled to the brim with healthy and fresh ingredients that you're going to love.Recipe
Chicken and Artichoke StewInstead of using chicken thighs, you can use the same amount of meat from whole rotisserie chickens; skip step 1, and add the chicken in step 4 as directedRecipe
Chicken and Shrimp PaellaSpanish chorizo, available in many supermarkets, spices up this robust main course, and Arborio rice thickens the paella as it soaks up the dish's savory flavors.Recipe
Spice-Rubbed Chicken with Hominy SauteSmoky spices heat up the crispy chicken at the center of this meal; a toss of hominy, tomatoes, and scallions provides a cool counterpoint.Recipe
Chicken and Wild Rice SoupThe old-fashioned version of this soup takes hours to prepare. Here, we've cut down the cooking time by using canned broth and boneless, skinless chicken thighs.Recipe
Indian-Spiced Braised ChickenGet out the slow cooker and get this surprising, satisfying meal ready while you're at work.Recipe
Roasted Chicken and PearsThe chicken and the fruit and vegetables all together in the oven, and they come out golden and caramelized.Recipe
Spiced Grilled ChickenAnise seeds taste a little bit like licorice. It is combined here with orange juice and soy sauce to make a light, flavorful marinade, from A. Todd Clapp of New York, New York.Recipe
Chicken Chili with HominyThis chili is good the day it's made and even better reheated the next day. We use dark chicken meat rather than white, so it will remain tender.Recipe
Broiled Skillet Chicken With Leeks, Potatoes, and SpinachBroil flavorful chicken thighs for a delectably crisp skin.Recipe
Ancho-Chicken and Oregano-Cod TacosDrizzle sliced avocado lightly with lime juice to prevent browning.Recipe
Chicken Taco SaladFlavorful chicken thighs are oven-poached in an ancho chili powder-seasoned mixture of citrus juices before being pulled and shredded for topping on this hearty taco salad.AdvertisementAdvertisementRecipe
Tandoori Fried ChickenInstead of cooking the chicken in a traditional tandoor oven, we pan-fried ours in a cast-iron skillet. Cool off with a side of cucumber spears and a salad of red onion, mint, and cilantro.Recipe
Mustard-Rosemary Chicken With Carrots and PotatoesThis recipe applies the one-pot concept to a single baking sheet, where the ingredients come together. Chicken drumsticks and thighs are the protein-packed stars of the meal.