Pesto Chicken Thighs

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Mikekey *

By
@Mikekey

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

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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Serves:
4
Prep:
1 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

Step-by-Step

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

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About Pesto Chicken Thighs

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #pesto, #thighs