Content Summary

Chicken thighs are delicious. But let's be honest, sometimes they can be a bit dry. That's why I'd like to share with you my secret to making the crispiest, juiciest chicken thighs you've ever tasted. This easy-to-follow recipe is guaranteed to become a new weeknight staple in your home. So let's get started!


  • 1 package of chicken thighs (bone-in or boneless, your choice!)
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons of paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite hot sauce

Step-By-Step How

1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

3. Place the chicken thighs in the bowl and coat evenly with the flour mixture.

4. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil and butter.

5. Once the butter has melted, add the chicken to the skillet and cook for about 3 minutes per side, or until golden brown and crispy.

6. Remove the chicken from the skillet and place in a baking dish.

7. Pour the hot sauce over the chicken and bake for 10-15 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.

8. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Watch the tutorial from Downshiftology below for more tips and inspiration.

CRISPY BAKED CHICKEN THIGHS | gluten-free, paleo, keto recipe | Downshiftology

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