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crispy roasted chicken thighs and potatoes

Slow Roasted Crispy Chicken Thighs and Potatoes

  • Author: Lily
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Yield: 4
  • Diet: Gluten Free


These slow-roasted crispy chicken thighs with potatoes are the best way to eat bone-in chicken thighs. Not only is this dish an easy one-pan meal, but it's also so good!


  • 2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 4 golden potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of melted butter
  • 1 large fresh rosemary sprig (or 1 tsp dried rosemary)
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves (mashed or pressed using a garlic press)
  • 1 large whole lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the oven to 325℉ (162℃). If using convection baking with a fan, heat the oven to 300℉ (150℃) convection baking with a fan.
  2. Pat dry chicken thighs with a paper towel.
  3. Chop fresh rosemary into small pieces. Juice the lemon. Add melted butter, olive oil, lemon juice, chopped rosemary, and crushed (or mashed) garlic to a large bowl. Add chicken thighs and mix well.
  4. Peel and slice potatoes into thin circles.
  5. Place parchment paper in the baking pan. Layer sliced potatoes into 2 layers. Add some salt and pepper on top of the potatoes.
  6. Place the marinated chicken thighs directly on the potatoes.
  7. Add dried thyme, dried oregano, salt, and pepper to the chicken thighs. 
  8. Cover with foil and bake for 1.5 hours. Remove the foil. Continue baking for another hour at 325℉ (162℃). Turn the oven to 400℉ (205℃) for 15 to 25 minutes for a final bake uncovered.


  1. These chicken thighs bake covered for 1.5 hours at 325℉ (162℃), then bake for 1 hour uncovered at 325℉ (162℃), then bake for 15 to 25 minutes uncovered at 400℉ (205℃).
  2. Place the baking pan in the middle of the oven.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1/6 of pan
  • Calories: 480 calories
  • Sugar: 1 g
  • Sodium: 107 mg
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 24 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Cholesterol: 144 mg

Keywords: oven-roasted chicken thighs, crispy skin chicken thighs, bone-in chicken thighs, chicken thighs with skin, crispy roasted chicken thighs

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