5 from 1 vote
Review Recipe

Crispy Skillet Chicken Thighs

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Tender juicy bone in chicken thighs with deliciously crispy skin.
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  • 6 bone-in chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • sea salt & fresh ground pepper
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 lemon , thickly sliced

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Heat oil over high heat in a large 12" cast iron skillet.
  3. Generously season chicken with salt & pepper. Place skin side down in the skillet. Cook 2 minutes and reduce heat to medium-high.
  4. Chop rosemary needles and sprinkle over chicken. Add lemon slices between thighs. Continue cooking on medium-high for 10 minutes.
  5. 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.
  6. Remove from oven, spoon juices over top and rest 5 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Amount per serving (1thigh) — Calories: 341, Fat: 26g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 141mg, Sodium: 111mg, Potassium: 321mg, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 23g, Vitamin A: 2.3%, Vitamin C: 11.6%, Calcium: 1.6%, Iron: 6%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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