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Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs are Easy, Succulent, Skinless, Bone-in Chicken Thighs that are oven baked with a special blend of spices infused with Smoked Paprika and cayenne pepper. This special Paprika Spice Blend is great on any grilled meats, including chicken breasts, beef and kabobs.
Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
55 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins
 

Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs are Easy, Succulent, Skinless, Bone-in Chicken Thighs that are oven baked with a special blend of spices infused with Smoked Paprika and cayenne pepper. This special Paprika Spice Blend is great on any grilled meats, including chicken breasts, beef and kabobs.

Course: dinner, Main Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 406 kcal
Author: Marina | Let the Baking Begin
Ingredients
Ingredients for Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs
  • 8 chicken thighs bone-in, skinless
  • 2 Tbsp Spice Blend for Chicken or Beef
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise or oil (virgin olive oil or vegetable oil)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley for garnish
Paprika Spice Blend for Chicken, Beef (Use ONLY 2 Tbsp for this recipe)
Instructions
How to make Paprika Meat Spice Blend for Chicken, Beef
  1. Combine all the ingredients for the Meat Spice Blend in a small container and shake until well combined. You will use ONLY 2 Tbsp of this blend in the recipe. Save the rest for another time. 

How to Bake Chicken
  1. Preheat oven to 450F with the baking rack in the middle.
  2. Remove the skin and trim off any fat off the chicken thighs.
  3. Add the chicken thighs to a ziplock or a large bowl, together with 2 tbsp of oil or mayonnaise, 2 Tbsp of the Paprika Meat Spice Blend and 1/2 tsp of salt. Mix well, massaging the spices well into the chicken.
  4. Add the chicken to a 9"x9" baking pan and bake, uncovered, in preheated to 450F degrees for 45 to 55 minutes or until the chicken thighs are easily pierced with a fork or knife.
Nutrition Facts
Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 196mg65%
Sodium 532mg23%
Potassium 947mg27%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 3995IU80%
Vitamin C 3.3mg4%
Calcium 195mg20%
Iron 6.9mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.