Prep Time: 5 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 40 mins | Servings: 4
This easy one-skillet meal is a must! It’s super quick to make using just a few pantry staples. The chicken thighs are cooked until tender and juicy. Enjoy perfectly seasoned chicken (thanks to the simple rub seasoning) clothed in a mouthwatering sweet honey sauce any time with this easy recipe. If you love chicken and easy recipes, you’ll immediately fall in love with this one-pot skillet chicken dinner! These spicy, sweet, and sticky chicken thighs are the best and ultimate thighs you’ll ever make! You’ll be tempted to make this every day!
1 tsp paprika
2 tsp chili powder
2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1/3 c. honey
6 to 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
green onions, for garnish
1 tbsp unrefined, cold-pressed coconut oil
How to make Spicy, Sweet and Sticky Chicken Thighs
Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 375 degrees.
Step 2: In a cast-iron skillet, melt the coconut oil on medium-high heat.
Step 3: Mix the spice rub ingredients until well blended. Toss and coat the chicken in the spice rub.
Step 4: To the skillet, add the chicken and sear for about 5 minutes per side until browned.
Step 5: To make the honey sauce, mix the honey and apple cider vinegar until well combined.
Step 6: Take the skillet off the heat. Over the chicken thighs, pour the honey sauce and toss to coat.
Step 7: Place in the preheated oven and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked.
Step 8: Once done, remove from the oven and allow the chicken thighs to sit for a few minutes.
Step 9: Transfer to a serving plate and serve right away garnished with some green onions. Enjoy!
Serving: 2 thighs | Calories: 252 kcal | Carbohydrates: 23 g | Protein: 27.7 g | Fat: 5.7 g | Saturated Fat: 1.4 g | Cholesterol: 114.5 mg | Sodium: 280 mg | Fiber: 0.8 g | Sugar: 21.4 g | Net Carbs: 22 g
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