Chicken Thighs

With their slightly higher fat content, chicken thighs add depth to sandwiches, soups, and casseroles. Make mega-batches of these easy chicken thigh recipes -- grilled, terriyaki, glazed, or fried -- and serve them as you need them for parties, picnics, or everyday meals at home.

How to Bake Chicken Thighs

Searching for a little variety regarding how to bake chicken thighs? Sweet and spicy is a great way to go. Baking seals in chicken's natural juices and flavor, and thigh meat is particularly flavorful and well-suited to absorbing marinades, whether you let the thighs chill in the mixture for a while or just brush it on before baking.

Buttermilk-Brined Fried Chicken

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Fried chicken has always been a family favorite. Don't be surprised by the amount of salt in the buttermilk brine. It gives the chicken great flavor.

Mediterranean Lemon Rosemary Chicken

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Coat chicken thighs in a citrus and garlic marinade before leaving for work, then return home and grill for a delicious dinner in less than 30 minutes.

Lemon Ginger Chicken Thighs

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Total: 35 mins

Indonesian Chicken with Satay Sauce

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Our homemade chicken satay sauce is spiced up with a splash of sriracha!

Brown Ale-Braised Chicken

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Cajun Chicken and Dumplings

Family Circle

Intimidated by dumplings? Don't be! This slow cooker stew makes them easy. Two ingredients easy!

Indian Chicken with Curry Yogurt Sauce

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Freshly grated ginger makes all the difference in amping up the flavor of the creamy serving sauce.

Gingered Chutney Chicken

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Use your slow cooker to prepare this mild sweet-sour chicken recipe made with mango chutney and chili sauce. Serve with rice to soak up every drop of this heart-healthy entree.

Tuscan Chicken and Beans

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How to Cook Chicken Legs

While chicken breasts often get all the glory, the drumsticks and thighs hold some of the juiciest and most flavorful meat--and even better, they're inexpensive and easy to prepare. Drumsticks are also favorites among young diners since they come with a "handle" and are fun to eat. So, knowing how to cook chicken legs is an especially useful skill for anyone feeding a family.

Apricot Chicken with Garam Masala

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Garam masala, a popular spice blend used in many Indian dishes, is a mix of cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, coriander, cloves and nutmeg. Find it pre-mixed in the baking aisle of your supermarket.

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

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For maximum flavor and ease, this vegetable and chicken dinner comes together in one pan.

Cilantro Lime Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

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For maximum flavor and ease, this vegetable and chicken dinner comes together in one pan.

Pickle-Brined Chicken

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Brining chicken in pickle juice tenderizes the meat and amps up the flavor. A buttery dill sauce makes this dinner taste even more delicious.

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