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Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs (Keto and Low Carb)

This recipe for Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs is a delicious dinner that is so easy to make. It is oven fried so it’s perfectly crispy on the outside without using a frying pan and no oil!

Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs on white plate with side of broccoli

Crispy Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs

If you are a fan of chicken thighs you will love how easy it is to make this recipe and how juicy and flavorful the chicken is. 

Chicken thighs are a great affordable choice that is full of flavor and this recipe will quickly become a family favorite.

This recipe is Keto and Low Carb compliant. It uses both grated and shredded parmesan.

Why Make This Recipe

  • Uses simple ingredients
  • Quick preparation time
  • No-fuss recipe for busy weeknights
  • Crispy skin with no frying
  • Family friendly recipe

I like to keep recipes on hand that I can make when we are short on time but are also delicious and everyone will eat. This is one of those recipes.

Two Crispy Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs on white plate with Broccoli

Ingredients

  • chicken thighs (this recipes uses skin on, bone in chicken thighs)
  • grated Parmesan cheese
  • shredded Parmesan cheese
  • garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Complete ingredient measurements for this recipe are in the printable recipe card below. 

How To Make Parmesan Chicken Thighs

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Then season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper.

Place the garlic powder, grated Parmesan cheese and shredded Parmesan Cheese in a sealable plastic bag.

Seasoning Mix for Chicken Thighs in Plastic Bag

Place one chicken thigh at a time into the bag. Then seal it and shake the bag until the chicken is coated in the seasoning mix.

Place all seasoned chicken pieces on a parchment lined, baking sheet.

Chicken Thighes coated with seasoning and cheese on baking sheet

Bake in the oven for approximately 30 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked and golden brown. You should have an internal temperature of 165F.

Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Easy Side Dishes For Chicken

Frequently Asked Questions

What Temperature Should Chicken Thighs Be Cooked To?

According to the USDA, the safe cooking temperature for chicken is 165 degrees Fahrenheit. To check the temperature insert a meat thermometer into the thickest part of the chicken thigh and make sure the probe of the thermometer is not touching any bones.

What Seasoning Can I Put On Chicken?

If you want to add more flavor to the chicken you can season the chicken with smoked paprika and garlic powder and if you want to add some heat to it you can spice it up with some cayenne pepper.

How Do I Store Leftover Chicken?

Store any leftover chicken in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

How Can I Use The Leftovers?

Leftover chicken is great added to wraps, salads, or tossed in some pasta for a quick lunch or dinner.

Two Baked Chicken Thighs on plate with a side of broccoli

Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs (Keto and Low Carb)

This recipe for Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs is a delicious dinner that is so easy to make. It is oven fried so it’s perfectly crispy on the outside without using a frying pan and no oil!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Recipes Simple

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

  2. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper.

  3. Place the garlic powder, grated Parmesan cheese and shredded Parmesan Cheese in a sealable plastic bag.

  4. Place one chicken thigh at a time into the bag. Then seal it and shake the bag until the chicken is coated in the seasoning mix.

  5. Place all seasoned chicken pieces on a parchment lined, baking sheet.

  6. Bake in the oven for approximately 30 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked and golden brown. You should have an internal temperature of 165F.

  7. Remove from the oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Baked Parmesan Chicken Thighs Pinterest Pin

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