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Oven Baked Chicken Thighs

This Oven Baked Chicken Thighs recipe is a force to be reckoned with! Simple and deliciously baked chicken with a mustard, honey glaze – this dish is definitely going to be a top-contender in your weekly recipe planning!

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 35 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 6

For equipment:

    •    9 x 13 inch casserole dish
    •    glass mixing bowl set (3 piece)
    •    instant read meat thermometer


    •    1 tsp salt or to taste
    •    1 tsp black pepper or to taste
    •    2 lb. chicken thighs bone-in skin on

For the sauce:

    •    2 tbsps honey
    •    1 tbsp mustard
    •    2 tbsps olive oil
    •    6 cloves garlic minced
    •    1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    •    1 tbsp whole grain dijon mustard


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 F degrees.
  2. Place the chicken thighs in a bowl and season them generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk all the sauce ingredients together in a small bowl.
  4. Pour the sauce over the thighs and toss them well.
  5. Transfer the chicken thighs to a 9×13 inch baking dish including any remaining sauce. No need to grease the dish.
  6. Transfer the baking dish to the oven and bake for about 35 minutes or until the chicken thighs have an internal temperature of 165 F degrees and skin is crispy.
  7. Transfer the chicken to a serving plate, cover with aluminum foil and let it rest for 10 minutes before serving.

This great family recipe is thanks to Jo Cooks at


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