baked and spiced chicken thighs

Baked and Spiced Chicken Thighs

This easy recipe of spicy baked chicken thighs could be very satisfying with any food that comes along with it. It is a healthy alternative to deep frying your chicken. My hubby loves this recipe. So, go ahead and satisfy that hungry belly.

Preparation time: 2 minutes

Cook time: 30 minutes


De-skin Chicken thighs – 2

Ginger-Garlic paste – 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp

Salt – 3/4 tsp

Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

Paprika powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder –  1/4 tsp

Lemon – 2 thin slices ( or add 1 tbsp vinegar to the marinade )



Marinating the chicken 2 – 3 hrs in advance or stored overnight in the fridge would let the chicken absorb all the spices for an enhanced flavor before baking it.

1. Make small cuts on the thighs.


2. Prepare the paste for the marinade in a small bowl with all of the spices and some water mentioned under ingredients.

cumin, red chili, coriander, garam masala, paprika, turmeric, ginger-garlic, salt

3. Using your fingers, marinate the chicken.

chicken thighs, marinade, pepper

4. Place the thighs in the baking tray and rub some olive oil on the chicken. Bake  at 200 degree Celsius (390 degree F) for half an hour  or until its nicely roasted and cooked.

baking tray, chicken thighs, lemon, olive oil

Spicy baked chicken thighs are ready.

chicken thighs, cooked, baked, roast




* If it is too spicy add some lemon or lime to neutralize it.


Stay Healthy!


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