Deviled Chicken Thighs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
I make this dish when I invite my next-door neighbor over for supper. It's just enough for the two of us. The tasty chicken is tender and moist with a bit of crunch from the cashews. —Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri
Deviled Chicken Thighs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1/2 pound)
  • 3 tablespoons soft bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cashews


  1. In a large bowl, combine the butter, vinegar, mustard, paprika and pepper. Spread over chicken thighs. Place in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with bread crumbs.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the cashews. Bake until chicken juices run clear and topping is golden brown, 7-12 minutes longer.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken thigh: 246 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 81mg cholesterol, 189mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.