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Chicken Thigh

Chicken Thighs
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★★★★★ Thighs are generously proportioned and the meat is juicy and very flavorful! — Cynthia P. of Newmarket, New Hampshire ★★★★★ Thighs are generously proportioned and the meat is juicy and very flavorful! — Cynthia P. of Newmarket, New Hampshire

Chicken Thighs

Chicken Thigh Guide

The chicken thigh is the dark meat from the upper part of the leg of a chicken, and is one of the most common parts of the chicken used in cooking. Chicken thighs are often sold skin-on and bone-in. The average 4 oz serving of chicken thigh has about 212 calories, 27 grams of protein, and only 4 grams of fat. Chicken thighs are commonly used in dishes such as fried chicke and, barbecued chicken, and should be cooked to an internal temperature of 165°F.

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Chicken Thigh Searing Guides

Thickness Time (Both Sides) Stove Top Temp Safe Temp
.5 inch 3 mins Medium Heat 165°F
1 inch 7.5 mins Medium Heat 165°F
1.5 inches 17 mins Medium Heat 165°F

Note: The above guidelines are only guardrails. To achieve a perfectly seared chicken thigh, remember to flip regularly, baste, and pay attention to firmness and texture. It’s always good to check internal temperature with a meat thermometer.

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How to Cook Chicken Thighs

  1. Season both sides with salt & pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
  3. Place chicken thighs skin side down in the hot pan.
  4. Cook for 2-minutes on each side.
  5. Placed in a preheated oven at 375℉
  6. Bake for 35 minutes or until internal temp of 165℉
  7. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!
How To Cook Chicken Thighs

Chicken Thighs FAQ

Can I cook my Crowd Cow Chicken Thighs frozen?

Yes. You'll have to increase cookings times by about 50%, but you can safely cook chicken thighs in the oven and finish with a nice sear in an oiled pan.