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You’ll Love This Garlic Chicken Thighs Recipe

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You’ll Love This Garlic Chicken Thighs Recipe

This is an easy dinner that combines tender chicken crisped to perfection with robust garlic and rosemary. It's great to have on hand for last minute company. Classic dishes are great for when you have guests over, since you don't have to worry too much about taste preferences. Most people like traditional flavors!

This recipe uses rosemary and garlic for flavor. You'll need eight cloves of garlic in total, six of them crushed and two of them minced. Aside from that, you'll need olive oil and, of course, the chicken. This recipe serves four, so if you'll be serving more than that you'll need to increase the recipe accordingly.

You'll need to have a mallet on hand to flatten the chicken, so if you don't have one in your kitchen be sure to buy one before making this. This recipe can definitely be made in under 30 minutes, so it's great for a wide variety of situations where you need something fast. Whether you're entertaining unexpected guests or feeding a hungry family during the week, this recipe has got you covered.

Either rice or veggies can work great with this recipe. If the tastes of this garlic chicken are classic, it's great to pair it with a traditional side. Broccoli, carrots, or green beans can all work great for veggies. White or brown rice is fine for a rice side. Whichever option you choose, we hope you enjoy this recipe!

Garlic Chicken Thighs


8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon rosemary
8 cloves garlic, 6 crushed, 2 minced


1. Place chicken between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and pound lightly with a mallet to flatten slightly.

2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

3. Heat oil in a heavy non-stick pan over medium high heat.

4. Add rosemary and crushed garlic. Sauté 1-2 minutes, pressing down on rosemary and garlic to release flavor.

5. Remove rosemary and garlic from oil with a slotted spoon and discard.

6. Sauté chicken 5 minutes per side, turning frequently until browned and cooked throughout.

7. Stir in minced garlic during last 2 minutes of cooking. Serves 4.

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