Monday, December 8, 2014

Easy Roasted Chicken Thighs


6-8 chicken thighs or drumsticks (or mixture of the two)
Salt Rub (see below for directions)
Olive oil


Preheat oven 450 degrees

Rub chicken with olive oil. Sprinkle salt rub on both sides of chicken pieces. Lien baking pan with tin foil for easy cleanup. Bake for 35 minutes. Check for doneness. Chicken should read 160 degrees. Continue cooking in 5 minute increments until finished.

Cool for 10 minutes and serve.

Salt Rub Directions:

1-2 Tb. Sea Salt or Celtic Salt (Small grind)
1Tb. chopped rosemary
1 tsp. Sugar (optional)
1 tsp. Powdered garlic or 2 tsp. minced fresh garlic
Zest of 1 Lemon 
Sprinkle of hot pepper flakes

* This recipe is outstanding even with out this specific rub. Feel free to combine any of your favorite seasonings and bake as instructed above.

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