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.

Note on Pork: Some of these recipes contain pork; however, you can omit this ingredient (as I do) if you don’t eat pork. If you’re looking for substitutions for pork bacon, you can use turkey or beef bacon.

1. Garlic Butter Chicken Thighs

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 The Flovours of 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.

3. Glazed Soy Sauce Brown Sugar Chicken Thighs

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.

5. One Pan Creamy Chicken

One Pan Creamy Bacon Chicken

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

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.

7. Baked Chicken Thighs

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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.

9. Smothered Cheesy Sour Cream Chicken

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 Call Me PMC.

10. Crockpot Cheesy Chicken and Rice

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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.

11. Honey Garlic Chicken

honey garlic chicken thighs

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 On My Kids Plate.

12. Smothered Chicken with Rice

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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.

13. Creamy Garlic Chicken

Creamy Garlic 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 Salt and Lavender.

14. Slow Cooker Full Chicken Dinner

Slow Cooker Full Chicken Dinner

This full chicken dinner is a complete meal in one. A perfectly seasoned whole chicken is served with tender potatoes and yummy carrots. I love how the veggies take on the flavor of the chicken. Get the recipe from Kristine’s Kitchen.

15. Greek Lemon Oven Roasted Chicken Thighs

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These Greek lemony 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.