Looking for something sweet, garlic-y, and savory? Cooking Professionally has got you covered with this delectable Garlic Brown sugar Chicken Thigh recipe.


• 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

• salt and ground black pepper, to taste

• 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided

• 4 cloves garlic, minced

• ¼ cup packed brown sugar• 1 tablespoon, honey

• ½ teaspoon dried oregano

• ¼ teaspoon dried thyme

• ¼ teaspoon dried basil


Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2:

Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

Step 3:

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, skin-side down, and sear until brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken to a plate.

Step 4:

Melt the remaining butter in the skillet. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant. Remove from heat and stir in brown sugar, honey, oregano, thyme, and basil until well combined. Return chicken to the skillet.

Step 5:

Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink at the bone and the juices are clear (25 to 30 minutes). An instant-read thermometer inserted near the bone should read 165 degrees F.