30 Chicken Thigh Recipes

Chicken thighs are not only tasty, but they're easy on your wallet, too. From creamy soups to exotic dinners, these 30 recipes will make any chicken thigh taste like a million bucks!
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Chicken thighs are not only tasty, but they're easy on your wallet, too. From creamy soups to exotic dinners, these 30 recipes will make any chicken thigh taste like a million bucks!

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs

Instead of ordering in, save your money and keep the flavor with this quick "MYOTO" dinner (aka 'Make Your Own Take-Out').

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

Grilled Sweet-and-Sticky Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Harissa

Spanish Stew Chicken Thighs

"This dish puts some heat in your belly with smoky chorizo and spicy jalapeno slices," Rachael says of her delicious 30-Minute Meal.

Spanish Stew Chicken Thighs

Spanish Stew Chicken Thighs

Chicken Thighs with Smoky Roasted Peppers

Roasted red peppers and tons of juicy tomatoes make this saucy chicken dish a slam-dunk. Don't forget to serve it with bread to mop up all the sauce!

Chicken Thighs with Smoky Roasted Peppers

Chicken Thighs with Smoky Roasted Peppers

Tamarind-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Rach's pal Daisy Martinez spices up chicken thighs for a finger-lickin'-good dish. Tip: Marinate the chicken in vinegar for plumper, juicier thighs.

Tamarind-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Tamarind-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Put down your beer...and pour it into this flavorful dish! We recommend using a Pilsner-style brew for a rich and flavorful bird.

Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Beer-Braised Chicken Thighs

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes

Want a healthy, yet delicious dinner? With blistered tomatoes, this recipe is inexpensive and full of texture and flavor!

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes

Grilled Chicken Thighs with Blistered Tomatoes

Chicken Thighs with Apples, Onions & White Cheddar Polenta

Sweet, smoky, and savory -- this dish will not disappoint!

Chicken Thighs with Apples, Onions & White Cheddar Polenta

Chicken Thighs with Apples, Onions & White Cheddar Polenta

Grilled Chicken Thighs on a Bed of Beans and Greens

Brightened by the lemon, this dish can be served for lunch or dinner. Either way, you'll end the meal with a smile on your face!

Grilled Chicken Thighs

Grilled Chicken Thighs on a Bed of Beans and Greens

Paprika Chicken Thighs

Finally having a romantic night in? This dish will satisfy both man and woman with it's flavorful meat and egg noodle side.

Paprika Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Egg Noodles

Paprika Chicken Thighs with Spinach and Egg Noodles

Lemon-Garlic Spanish Chicken Thighs and Rice Pilaf

Here's one of Rachael's husband's, favorite dishes. Plus, it's easy on the wallet and strong on the flavor.

Lemon-Garlic Spanish Chicken Thighs and Rice Pilaf

Maple-Walnut Chicken Thighs and Cheddar-Apple Rice

Have Thanksgiving anytime, anywhere, with this warm-you-up-with-one-bite recipe.

Maple-Walnut Chicken Thighs and Cheddar-Apple Rice

Maple-Walnut Chicken Thighs and Cheddar-Apple Rice

Orange-Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Pecans and Sage Butter Pasta

A hint of citrus and balsamic goodness adds tons of flavor and depth to this chicken thigh dinner.

Orange-Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Pecans and Sage Butter Pasta

Orange-Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Pecans and Sage Butter Pasta

Thai Thighs

Stir up your next barbecue bash with these thai-inspired kebabs!

Thai Thighs

Thai Thighs

Buffalo Thigh Sliders

With the brightness of lemon juice and the tang of blue cheese, sliders have never tasted so good! Wow your guests and spend less, too.

Buffalo Thigh Sliders

Buffalo Thigh Sliders

West African-Style Chicken & Fennel Stew

All the great flavors of a long-cooking stew come together in less than an hour in this skillet stew featuring deliciously different ingredients like chickpeas, fennel, lemon and some kicked up spices.

West African-Styled Chicken & Fennel Stew

West African-Style Chicken & Fennel Stew

Braised Chicken with Prunes and Cream

If you've never cooked with prunes before, here's your chance! Sweet with a raisin-like texture, these fruits transform chicken with cream sauce into a whole new dish.

Braised Chicken with Prunes and Cream

Braised Chicken with Prunes and Cream

Angel Chicken

Chicken thighs slow-cooked with prepared dressing and cream cheese, flavored with dry white wine and served over delicate angel hair pasta is a simple, yet sophisticated weeknight dinner.

Angel Chicken

Angel Chicken

Chicken Stew with Apricots

Sweeten things up with this fruit-enhanced stew. Have it plain or throw it over rice for a well-rounded meal.

Chicken Stew with Apricots

Chicken Stew with Apricots

Pomegranate Chicken with Walnuts

Make your family dinner for $10 or less with this savory and nutty recipe. No one needs to know how little you spent!

Pomegranate Chicken with Walnuts

Pomegranate Chicken with Walnuts

No-Peeking Peking Chicken

Bone-in chicken thighs turn meltingly tender when slow-cooked in this sauce, which is reminiscent of peking duck. Serve it over rice to complete the meal.

No-Peeking Peking Chicken

No-Peeking Peking Chicken

Chicken and Dried Cherries

Curry powder and dried cherries make for one full-of-flavor dinner. It's a great lunch to-go, too!

Chicken and Dried Cherries

Chicken and Dried Cherries

Chicken with Mushrooms and Peas

Serve a veggie-heavy dinner that the whole family will like! Peas, mushrooms and onions bring it all together.

Chicken with Mushroom and Peas

Chicken with Mushrooms and Peas

Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Soup

There's no need to say good-bye to this tasty soup! Add chicken broth and pasta to the leftovers, as needed, and you'll be able to enjoy it all week long.

Cream Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken-and-Rice Soup

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Who says you have to go out to enjoy a succulent dinner? Bring the restaurant to your kitchen with this gourmet and tasty dish!

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Drunken Risotto with Grilled Chicken

Greek-Style Chicken Salad

No one said salads have to be boring. This Mediterranean-inspired one will liven up your next lunch.

Greek-Style Chicken Salad

Greek-Style Chicken Salad

Lemon Chicken

Crispy and tender? It's finally possible with this bright and delicious plate! Serve it over steamed white rice to complete the meal.

Lemon Chicken

Lemon Chicken

Chicken with Artichokes

Serve your whole family for less than $10 with this flavorful and hearty dish. Want to mix it up? Substitute pickled sliced jalapeno chiles for the hot cherry peppers.

Chicken with Artichokes

Chicken with Artichokes

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

We definitely recommend this easy, hearty soup. Tip: Make it veg-friendly by swapping in vegetable broth with chopped mushrooms and potatoes for the chicken broth and chicken.

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Lemon Chicken Tortellini Soup

Broccoli-Chicken Bowls

This broccoli with chicken recipe is delicious on its own or with a twist: Add some beaten eggs and it becomes a frittata!

Broccoli-Chicken Bowls

Broccoli-Chicken Bowls

Chutney Chicken One-Pot

Here's a one-pot recipe you'll want to make time and time again. And with such easy cleanup, why not?

Chutney Chicken One-Pot

Chutney Chicken One-Pot

30-Minute Meals

Hungry for more? Try these quick, flavorful and light 30-Minute Meals.

"Thai It" Chicken Noodles with Lettuce, Chiles and Basil

Check it out!