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Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs

Paprika Baked bird Thighs are clean, Succulent, Skinless, Bone-in chook Thighs which are oven-baked with a special combination of spices infused with Smoked Paprika and cayenne pepper. This unique Paprika Spice combo is terrific on any grilled meats, consisting of fowl breasts, red meat, and kabobs.

Why make your own fowl Thigh Seasoning
Buying pre-made seasoning blends for years, i've never as soon as stopped to simply examine the element listing. I simply had more than one favored ones and became glad to apply them. The best element that became certainly inconvenient approximately using the pre-made seasoning spices is that every one those I used had salt as the primary aspect, which meant that I by no means truely knew how lots to apply in my recipes.

Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs
Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs

I knew the overall amount of salt the dish required, but blended with spices I had no concept how tons precisely to apply, so every sometimes i would have both underneath-seasoned or over-seasoned meat.

Considering components are indexed with the aid of the quantity used, with the first being the most well-known one, I found out that i'm frequently purchasing salt. This revel in set me on a task to create my very own spice combo.

Having a grill now approach that I make grilled chook pretty often. It also gives me masses of opportunities to attempt distinct amounts of spices in my spice combo to see which one is the pleasant!  eventually! i have located the one I simply love and i'm so excited to percentage it with you!!

Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs

Ingredients for Paprika Baked Chicken Thighs:

  • 8 chicken thighs bone-in, skinless
  • 2 Tbsp Paprika Spice Blend for Chicken (recipe listed below)
  • 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:

  • 4 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 3 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Onion Powder
  • 3 Tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 3 Tbsp Brown Sugar

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 450°F 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 450°F degrees for 45 to 55 minutes or until the chicken thighs are easily pierced with a fork or knife.