Easy Crispy Chicken


Serves 4

6 chicken thighs

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons salt

2 teaspoons garlic powder

2 teaspoons onion powder

2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (make your own Italian seasoning with this recipe)

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional but highly recommended)


Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C) and place a rack in the middle.

Pat chicken thighs dry using paper towels and arrange them onto a large baking sheet or oven-proof skillet.

Drizzle thighs with olive oil and rub them to coat.

In a small bowl mix salt, garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, black pepper, paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using).

Sprinkle spice mix evenly over chicken thighs.

Bake in the oven for 35 to 40 minutes.

Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley and serve!