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6 Easy Meals with Chicken Thighs

Updated August 31, 2023

When it comes to dreaming up an easy weeknight dinner, chicken thighs are one of our favorite ingredients to begin with. They're budget-friendly, and they pack more flavor than plain ol' chicken breasts. There are so many ways to prepare them, but here are 6 of our favorite recipes to get you started. We've even included some side dishes for chicken thighs!

We like the diversity of this one-dish winner. First, because Braised Chicken Thighs Dinner is a change from roast. Second, because it uses chicken thighs. They have so much more flavor than breasts.

Here's a main plate salad that'll keep your kitchen cool and your loved ones' tummies full. Our Taco Chicken Salad will satisfy the desire for ever-popular Mexican-style flavor while keeping dinnertime stress-free!

Chicken and Rice is a tasty duo in our kitchen that we can always count on...and now it's tastier than ever with fresh mushroom and creamy soup. It's an easy chicken thigh recipe that you'll find yourself making over and over again!

Money-saving chicken thighs are the key to this twist on traditional Chinese pork spareribs. Our Chicken Spareribs recipe packs all the taste of that Asian sauce yet, thanks to the chicken, is a bit lower in fat.

Old-Fashioned Chicken is a dish that takes us back to Mom's kitchen, without all the fuss of preparing it like she did. It's a great-tasting chicken dish that doesn't take much tending, just like it slow-cook to perfection!

Just because chicken thighs are a bargain doesn't mean they have to taste like a budget meal. Our recipe for Teriyaki Chicken Thighs proves that easy chicken recipes can be absolutely delicious!

If these recipes are the bee's knees, you'll love our free eCookbook, Piece-by-Piece: 20 Easy Chicken Recipes for Drumsticks, Thighs & More. It's got a great variety of easy chicken thigh recipes, too! And if you're looking for a great, cost-effective way to round-out your chicken thigh dinner, check out our free eCookbook, Red Carpet Rice Dishes: 28 Easy Rice Recipes for Everyone.

If you like dark meat chicken then be sure to see our collection of 9 Simple Chicken Drumstick Recipes.

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