Crispy Chicken Thighs

  • Author: Charlotte Smythe
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x



  • 4 Organic Free Range Chicken Thighs (boned in, skin on)
  • Himalayan Pink Salt
  • Cracked Black Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • A few wedges of lemon to serve


  1. Preheat oven to 475° F.
  2. Heat ghee over high heat in a 12inch cast-iron/any oven safe skillet.
  3. Wash and pat chicken thighs dry.
  4. Season with Himalayan salt and black pepper on both sides.
  5. Nestle Chicken thighs in skillet (skin side down) and sear for 2 minutes.
  6. Lower heat to medium high and continue cooking (skin side down) for ~12minutes or until skin is golden brown.
  7. Transfer skillet to preheated oven and cook for another 15 minutes.
  8. Flip chicken and continue cooking for 5-8 minutes or until an instant thermometer inserted into the thickest part of thigh reads 165° F.
  9. Let rest for a few minutes.
  10. Serve with a squeeze of lemon juice.