Savory, juicy Garlic Butter Baked Chicken Thighs are ideal for any occasion. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or an opulent gathering with family and friends, this recipe is guaranteed to wow! With its crisp skin and succulent meat, you can expect nothing but melt-in-your-mouth deliciousness that only intensifies when combined with the creamy garlic buttery flavor. The versatility of this meal allows it to be paired perfectly with so many sides like roasted veggies, mashed potatoes or even salads – making each bite simply unforgettable!
- 8 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 6 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried rosemary
- Salt and black pepper, to taste
- Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).
- In a small bowl, mix the melted butter, minced garlic, dried thyme, dried rosemary, salt, and black pepper.
- Pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels and place them in a baking dish.
- Pour the garlic butter mixture over the chicken thighs and coat them evenly.
- Bake the chicken thighs for 35-40 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is crispy and golden brown.
- Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 5-10 minutes before serving.