You can add a lot of variety to your dinners with just one simple ingredient. Boneless Skinless Chicken thighs can be cooked in almost any way you can imagine. Each time you put them in your meal plan you can have a new, exciting, and delicious dish.
Why cook with boneless/skinless chicken thighs?
- Chicken thighs are dark meat which makes them extra tender.
- They have more fat than boneless skinless chicken breast meat. It is more forgiving to cook and difficult to dry out. You will very easily be able to serve juicy chicken thighs.
- Many boneless skinless chicken thigh recipes can be cooked in under 30 minutes for busy weeknight dinners.
- They can also be braised or stewed for hours to develop rich, deep flavors.
- They are budget friendly and great warmed up. You can cook up a few extra pieces for great lunches all week.
Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs Recipes
These are some of my favorite chicken thigh recipes! Each cooking method listed below gives you easy ways to enjoy these special chicken pieces.
These recipes use high heat to sear the outside of those beautiful tender chicken thighs. These recipes can be done on a gas grill, charcoal barbecue, or a smoker.
Speed and ease are the name of the game with air fryer chicken thigh recipes. These are simple recipes that give you great options for topping salads and bowls or making sandwiches.
Slow Cooker and Instant Pot Pressure Cooker
Set and forget recipes are great for busy families. These recipes make use of your favorite countertop cookers to deliver a flavorful chicken dinner.
Bust out your skillets and Dutch ovens because these dishes range from quick fried chicken pieces to slowly stewed all in one meals.
Start lining your sheet pans, these simple baked chicken thighs are instant classics that you can go back to again and again.
Tips For Cooking skinless Boneless Chicken Thighs
- There are many easy chicken thigh recipes listed above that will give you wonderful weeknight meals to share with your family.
- No matter which method of cooking you use, it is important to do so safely. Cook chicken internal temperature of 165° Fahrenheit. The best way to ensure you reach this temperature is to use a meat thermometer.
- Store leftover chicken in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 3-5 days. Reheat to once again reach 165°.
- For best results when baking, grilling, or sautéing, place chicken thighs in a single layer with a little space between each piece so they receive even heat.
- Be sure to check the recipe card of each dish of these chicken recipes to get all of the tips and tricks offered by the recipe authors.
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