These honey baked chicken thighs are easy to prepare and come out tender, juicy, and flavorful. The quick marinade gives the chicken an incredible depth of flavor and doubles as a delicious glaze. Serve these easy chicken thighs with truffle mashed potatoes and lemon chili broccoli for a complete meal. This chicken thigh recipe is an easy weeknight dinner that comes together with minimal effort. It is also a great dish to prepare in advance and pop in the oven when ready.
Ingredients – ⅓ cup olive oil – ⅓ cup honey – ¼ cup lemon juice – 4 large garlic cloves, minced or grated – 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard – ¼ teaspoon sea salt – pinch of freshly ground black pepper – 1 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary – 6 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin on To Thicken the Sauce (optional) – 1 tablespoon cornstarch
mix the marinade/ add the chicken
marinate the chicken thighs
place in a dish and add 1/2 cup marinade
bake until fork tender
Thicken the sauce with a cornstarch slurry.
These garlic honey baked chicken thighs are a quick and easy meal that will surely please the whole family. The honey marinade doubles as a glaze and delicious sauce, plus it helps keep the chicken moist and tender.