5 from 10 votes

Garlic Honey Chicken Thighs

A super garlicky, slightly sweet, crispy skinned chicken thigh


  • 6 bone in chicken thighs
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons salted butter divided
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper to season
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper to taste, then season with onion and garlic powder.
  • In a large sauté pan melt 2 tablespoons of butter on medium high heat. Add chicken skin side down and sear 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of butter to pan and turn heat down to medium. Add garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Add honey, brown sugar, and oregano and stir until combined. Remove pan from heat.
  • Return chicken (skin side up) to the pan and roast in oven for 25-30 minutes until chicken is cooked through (internal temp of 175 degrees).
  • Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.