Chicken Thighs

1
Kathy Williams

By
@KMW2013

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

EMERIL'S ESSENCE CREOLE SEASONING

2 1/2 Tbsp
paprika
2 Tbsp
salt
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

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a jar with a lid or an bowl, combine the first eight ingrediants. Mix well.(makes about 2/3 cup)
    Preheat oven 350 F
  • 2In 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.
  • 3Heat 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.
  • 4Place 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