quick & easy Chicken Thighs on Stove

These stove top chicken thighs are quick & easy, yet a flavorful weeknight dish! With just 5 ingredients, this 30-min chicken recipe couldn’t more delicious.


Prepare the Spice Rub

Combine salt, black pepper, garlic & onion powder, dried oregano, basil & parsley, red pepper flakes & grated parmesan. Mix well.


Dry the Chicken

Pat dry the chicken thighs with paper towel.


Season the Chicken

Season the chicken with the prepared spice rub, making sure all nook & crannies is completely coated with the seasoning.


Heat the Oil

Heat the oil & the butter in a large wide skillet over medium high heat.


Cook the Chicken

Arrange the chicken thighs, in a single layer, smooth side down. Leave it undisturbed for 5 mins.


Flip the Chicken

Tun the pieces over & let it fry on the other side, again undisturbed for another 4 mins.


Check the Temperature

Once the other side get crusty & golden, lower the heat to medium. Cooking for another 2 to 3 mins, flipping occasionally, until the internal temperature reaches at least 165F.



Once fully cooked, let the chicken rest for 5 mins before slicing & serving. Serve hot with pasta, egg noodles or rice.

It’s such a versatile protein to have in the fridge!