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Dinner
Nov
7
2018

Bacon Ranch Chicken Thigh Dinner

Sharing chicken thigh recipes for dinner are some of my favorite! My Bacon Ranch Chicken Thigh Dinner is perfect for busy weeknights and great as a Sunday dinner with a lovely salad and crusty bread!

chicken thigh recipes

Chicken Thigh Recipes

I know how tricky it can be to find new easy dinner ideas every week. It’s my hope that I can bring a little something new to your dinner table that the whole family will enjoy. Chicken thigh recipes cook up quick, they’re generally inexpensive, plus the meat is tender and flavorful. If you haven’t tried them yet, give them a try for your next dinner!

Boneless Chicken Thigh Recipes

chicken thigh recipes

For more Picky Palate chicken thigh recipes try Pan Roasted Garlic Lemon Chicken Thighs and Pesto Ranch Crock Pot Chicken Thighs.

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How To Cook Chicken Thighs

chicken thigh recipes

Chicken thighs are simple to cook. I pan fry this recipe right on the stove-top, however you can bake them as well. Whatever you prefer. Season both sides of the chicken and make sure your oil is nice and hot before adding your chicken thighs, this will give them that nice crispy golden crust.

chicken thigh recipes

Add the bacon pieces and baby red potatoes. Try to find tiny little baby potatoes. They fit in the skillet much nicer.

 

chicken thigh recipes

Season the chicken and potatoes with Ranch Dressing seasoning mix. Add a few pinches of grated Parmesan Cheese too.

chicken thigh recipes

Garnish with some chopped fresh parsley and voila! Dinner is served.

Bacon Ranch Chicken Thigh Dinner
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, boneless chicken thighs, boneless skinless chicken thigh recipes, chicken, chicken dinner, chicken thigh recipes, chicken thighs, dinner time, how long to bake chicken thighs, mashed potatoes, quick and simple, simple dinner ideas
Servings: 5
Calories: 667 kcal
Author: Jenny
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 5 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons Ranch Dressing Seasoning mix
  • 1 pound cooked bacon strips cut into 1/2 inch strips (I used microwave bacon)
  • 1 pound baby red potatoes as small as you can find
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Season both sides of chicken thighs with salt and pepper. Place into hot skillet to brown both sides, 3-4 minutes per side or until golden. Season tops with Ranch Dressing Seasoning and add bacon pieces and arrange baby red potatoes in between chicken pieces. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover skillet partly with lid, leaving a small opening and cook for 20-30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes tender.
Recipe Notes

Serve with a side salad and bread if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Ranch Chicken Thigh Dinner
Amount Per Serving
Calories 667 Calories from Fat 441
% Daily Value*
Fat 49g75%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 167mg56%
Sodium 1400mg61%
Potassium 869mg25%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 60IU1%
Vitamin C 7.8mg9%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    I found it interesting that you state that baked chicken thighs are easy to cook. My son is off to college this year, so I have been helping him come up with meal plans that are easy to make, and still nutritious. I will send this over to him, so he can add it to the list of options.


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