Crispy Baked Chicken Thighs
Simply seasoned with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are baked until the skin turns wonderfully crisp and golden.
- 6skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 1pinch garlic powder, or to taste
Step 1Preheat oven to 475 degrees F (245 degrees C). Set a wire rack inside a broiler pan or baking pan.
Step 2Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Lift up skin gently; sprinkle salt, pepper, and garlic powder under the skin. Replace skin. Season skin and underside of the thighs with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Arrange on the rack.
Step 3Roast in the preheated oven until golden, about 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Continue roasting until juices run clear, about 30 minutes more. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.