Crunchy Baked Pesto Chicken Thighs

Crunchy Baked Pesto Chicken Thighs

Easy and flavorful baked chicken thighs amped up with pesto!
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Step 2

    Combine panko, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Place chicken thighs onto the prepared baking sheet and coat each side with pesto. Press panko mixture onto chicken.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 20 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).