Chicken Thighs

Kathy Williams


Emeril's Essence is what makes these taste so good. You can buy the seasoning at the store. I like to make my own.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min



  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4
    chicken thighs

How to Make Chicken Thighs


  1. In a jar with a lid or an bowl, combine the first eight ingrediants. Mix well.(makes about 2/3 cup)
    Preheat oven 350 F
  2. In a small bowl add the olive oil plus 1 Tbs of the ceole seasoning. Mix to form a paste. Brush the olive oil mixture on the skin side of the chicken.
  3. Heat a cast iron grill pan until it smokes lightly. When hot place the chicken skin down first and cook for about 3-4minutes. Brush more olive oil mixture onto the other side of the chicken. Turn chicken over and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  4. Place the cast iron pan into the oven and cook for about 8 minutes of until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

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About Chicken Thighs

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

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