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Oven Baked Chicken Thighs
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Marinated Oven Baked Chicken Thighs

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WW Freestyle: 4
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Marinating Time1 hr
Total Time50 mins
Juicy and flavorful oven baked chicken thighs with a sweet soy sauce that makes itself in the pan.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 6
Calories: 147

Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN THIGHS

  • 6 to 8 (1.5 to 2 pounds, total) bone-in, skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon (or to taste) smoked or sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

FOR THE MARINADE

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar free maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • sliced green onions, for garnish (optional)

Instructions 

  • Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  • Combine paprika, thyme, basil, and rosemary in a small mixing bowl; rub the prepared seasoning around each chicken thigh.
  • Transfer chicken thighs to a 9x13 baking dish. Set aside.
  • In a small mixing bowl combine soy sauce, maple syrup, Worcestershire sauce, olive oil, vinegar, and garlic; mix until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Pour marinade over chicken thighs.
  • Cover the chicken thighs and set in the fridge for 1 hour, or up to 8 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Remove chicken from fridge and let stand on the counter while oven preheats.
  • Remove the cover and bake chicken for 35 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165F. Half way through cooking, baste the chicken with the liquid.
  • Turn on the broiler and continue to cook for 3 to 4 more minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes on the counter.
  • Serve chicken with the pan sauce and garnish with green onions.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 4 
 
HOW TO STORE COOKED CHICKEN THIGHS
  • Store completely cooled leftovers in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days. You can also keep cooked chicken thighs in the freezer for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts
Marinated Oven Baked Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving (1 thigh + sauce)
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 64mg21%
Sodium 456mg19%
Potassium 225mg6%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 220IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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