Oh, chicken thigh, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. You are the work house of weeknight dinners. You show up, you know the drill, you are stubbornly delicious. Plus, you’re affordable. And widely available. Here are 10 ways to make dinner with a pack of humble chicken thighs…
Pizza chicken (!)
Serve with crusty baguette to sop up the goodness.
Bake with a honey whole grain mustard glaze.
Serve with rice pilaf and a nice leafy salad.
With orzo, feta and tomatoes — YES PLEASE.
Serve alongside a big salad with lemony vinaigrette.
Straight up, with the crispiest skin.
Serve with roasted parsnips and a chopped kale salad.
Caramel chicken, anyone? (I’ve made this a few times and it’s sublime).
Serve with brown rice and steamed broccoli.
Stir-fried with…ketchup?! (This sounds like a kid’s dream).
Serve with…I have no idea, ha.
Easy oven-baked sesame chicken.
Serve with some short grain rice and quick pickled cucumbers.
Ina Garten’s slam-dunk lemon chicken.
Serve with buttered egg noodles and a side of roasted squash.
Stuffed with spinach and artichoke dip (make this for someone you’re trying to impress!).
Serve with garlic bread and arugula salad.
Easy chicken tacos.
Serve with fresh salsa, sour cream, and guacamole, duh!
Image via Bon Appetit.