Crispy Skillet Chicken
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Chicken is probably one of my favorite dishes of all time. The possibilities are endless!
This chicken is surprisingly easy yet looks very impressive! Bone-in chicken thighs crisp up beautifully while the meat stays tender and juicy! This recipe is a perfect example of simple ingredients creating an amazing dish. Be sure to spoon some of the flavorful juices over top of the chicken before serving.
Crispy Skillet Chicken Thighs
- 6 bone-in chicken thighs
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- sea salt & fresh ground pepper
- 2 sprigs rosemary
- 1 lemon , thickly sliced
- Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
- Heat oil over high heat in a large 12" cast iron skillet.
- Generously season chicken with salt & pepper. Place skin side down in the skillet. Cook 2 minutes and reduce heat to medium-high.
- Chop rosemary needles and sprinkle over chicken. Add lemon slices between thighs. Continue cooking on medium-high for 10 minutes.
- Place skillet into the preheated oven and cook an additional 12 minutes. Flip chicken over, skin side up and return to the oven for 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
- Remove from oven, spoon juices over top and rest 5 minutes. Serve hot.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)