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Perfectly Roasted Chicken Thighs

Author: Louisa Clements
3.7 from 13 votes
Make perfectly roasted chicken thighs in the oven every single time! These chicken thighs are crispy on the outside while being tender and juicy on the inside.
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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 38 minutes
Total: 43 minutes
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Servings: 4 servings


  • 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, excess fat trimmed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450F.
  • Brush both sides of chicken with olive oil and sprinkle both sides of chicken evenly with oregano, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Roast, skin side down, on a wire rack on a sheet pan for 18 minutes.
  • Flip chicken over and roast for another 20 minutes or until cooked through.
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