15 Fantastic Chicken Thigh Dinner Recipes

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These chicken thigh recipes are moist, tender, and so flavorful.

If you’re looking for the perfect weeknight meal, you’re sure to find your next favorite chicken thigh recipe below.

A great bonus is that most of these recipes can be on your dinner table in just 45 minutes or less.

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1. Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs

These garlic butter chicken thighs are so easy to make and are packed with flavor. Plus, when you prepare them, you’ll have dinner on your table in just 30 minutes. Get the recipe from Primavera Kitchen.

2. Creamy Smothered Chicken Thighs

These creamy smothered chicken thighs are so tender and juicy, your family will love this recipe. Serve with rice or mashed potatoes. Get the recipe from Cooked by Julie.

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3. Glazed Soy Sauce Brown Sugar Chicken Thighs

These chicken thighs are covered in a delicious brown sugar and soy sauce glaze. This dish is the perfect weeknight meal. Get the recipe from Bunny’s Warm Oven.

4. Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs

If you want something simple and still delicious, try these herb roasted chicken thighs. This recipe uses simple ingredients but is still packed with flavor. Get the recipe from What’s in the Pan.

HERB ROASTED CHICKEN THIGHS

5. Pan-Fried Chicken With Creamy Bacon Sauce

This recipe will become a new favorite in your home. All the best flavors (there’s a creamy bacon sauce) are combined to create a wonderful dish. Get the recipe from Julia’s Album.

6. Gravy Baked Chicken

This gravy baked chicken takes just 5 minutes to prep and tastes great. The gravy is prepared in the same pan as the chicken, making this an easy and flavorful one pan meal. Get the recipe for Gravy Baked Chicken from Recipe Tin Eats.

GRAVY BAKED CHICKEN

7. Baked Chicken Thighs

These oven-baked chicken thighs are crispy, moist, and flavorful. Because they are baked and not fried, they’re a healthier dinner option. Serve with your favorite side dish. Get the recipe from Bunny’s Warm Oven.

8. Chicken Thighs With Creamy Mushroom Garlic Sauce

You can’t go wrong with a recipe from Cafe Delites. These chicken thighs with creamy mushroom garlic sauce are loaded with the flavors of garlic, herbs, and parmesan cheese. Get the recipe from Cafe Delites.

CHICKEN THIGHS WITH CREAMY MUSHROOM GARLIC SAUCE

9. Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

This smothered cheesy sour cream chicken recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. The recipe calls for chicken breast, but thighs can be used in place of chicken breast. You will need to adjust your cooking time when using chicken thighs. Get the recipe from A Dish of Daily Life.

10. Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

If you’re looking for a great slow cooker recipe, you’ll love this Crockpot cheesy chicken and rice. This recipe uses cream of chicken soup, making it even easier to prepare. Get the recipe from The Typical Mom.

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11. Honey Garlic Chicken

With this recipe, boneless chicken thighs are covered in a sticky garlic, soy, and honey sauce. This honey garlic chicken tastes fantastic served on a bed of rice. Get the recipe from Kitchen Sanctuary.

12. Smothered Chicken with Rice

Smothered chicken with rice is another favorite in my household. I like using chicken thighs as the recipe calls for, however, I’ve made this with chicken breasts and it’s still very delicious. Get the recipe from Just a Pinch.

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13. Creamy Garlic Butter Chicken

This creamy garlic butter chicken recipe is so flavorful and delicious. The chicken is pan fried and served in a rich and creamy sauce. Get the recipe from Easy Weeknight.

14. Slow Cooker Full Chicken Dinner

This full chicken dinner is a complete meal in one. Perfectly seasoned chicken thighs are served with tender potatoes and yummy green beans. I love how the veggies take on the flavor of the chicken. Get the recipe from The Magical Slow Cooker.

15. Greek Lemon Oven Roasted Chicken Thighs

These greek lemon oven-roasted chicken thighs are tender, juicy, and delicious. In this recipe, chicken thighs are covered in a wonderful lemon and yogurt marinade and seasoned to perfection. Get the recipe from Lemon Blossoms.

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