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crispy turmeric chicken thighs

crispy turmeric chicken thighs

Juicy Chicken Thighs, tossed in a savory turmeric and ginger marinade, make for a batch of the crispiest, and most flavorful chicken thighs ever.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crispy chicken thighs, turmeric chicken
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
marinate: 6 hours
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 280kcal


  • 1 lb Chicken Thighs, boneless, skin on - will have 6-8 thighs
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon of ginger - knob or dried
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • ½ tablespoon cumin
  • ½ tablespoon curry powder
  • 4 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  • To a gallon sized bag, or large bowl, combine all marinade ingredients (everything but chicken thighs). Mix chicken thighs with marinade. Fully coat chicken with marinade. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours, up to 6 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Line a baking dish with foil or parchment paper, spray it with cooking spray, for easy cleanup.
  • Place marinated chicken thighs skin up in baking dish.
  • Bake for 30-45 minutes, until chicken is cooked, and no longer pink (165F temperature)
  • Remove from oven, and allow to rest for 7-10 minutes, before serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 2g
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