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pesto chicken thighs

a recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

Serve with your favorite pasta, or just a green salad and crusty bread.

serves 4
prep time 1 Hr 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pesto chicken thighs

  • 8
    bone-in, skin on chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    basil pesto, jarred or homemade

How To Make pesto chicken thighs

  • 1
    Rinse chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine oil and pesto and toss thighs to cover. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly coat an oblong baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place thighs in baking dish, skin side down.
  • 4
    Bake 25 minutes. Turn chicken over and then bake another 10-15 minutes, or until cooked through.

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