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Crumb-Coated Chicken Thighs

These spicy roasted chicken thighs don't require a lot of prep time, I often put baking potatoes on the oven rack alongside the chicken. It's simple satisfying meal. —Kara De la vega of Suisin City, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs (about 3 pounds), skin removed


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add chicken, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  • Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15-20 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 180°.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 0g sugar total.
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  • gunslinger
    Sep 17, 2020

    Chicken was very tender and tasty with a nice coating. I used panko bread crumbs. We liked the spice combination.

  • Amanda
    Feb 28, 2019

    A hit in our house.

  • allharrymama
    Jun 28, 2016

    These are just great! My whole family loves the flavor. I love how the meat stays tender (I used breast meat in place of the thighs and it worked great). I think the curry was the key to making it taste so good. The first time, I used boneless thighs and baked them. The second time, I used breast meat on cooked them in a tiny bit of oil in a frying pan. Just wonderful! A thought: put in about 3/4 tsp cumin, rather than the whole tsp.

  • Sunnygrammie
    Sep 7, 2014

    Very easy but we didn't care for the blend of flavors.

  • Shoes58
    Mar 27, 2014

    spices did not come thru as much as i'd like. will adjust heat level (HIGHER!) next time. Ease and simplicity factor get an A+!

  • AKB62
    Mar 26, 2014

    We expected to like this but didn't care for it at all. We like spicy food but this was just too strong and not a good blend of flavors.

  • mkfrazier
    Jan 27, 2014

    Great go-to easy recipe!

  • lcirvin
    Apr 21, 2013

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  • tam145
    Jan 31, 2013

    Very quick and easy. I made it with boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Tasted really good.

  • DonnaHuntwork
    Dec 15, 2012

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