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Buffalo Chicken Thighs

Perfectly juicy and tender chicken thighs finished in a spicy, yet slightly sweet buffalo sauce! Enjoy this simple meal on a busy weeknight, or when you're craving something delicious. These buffalo chicken things are exploding with flavor and taste great on their own, or over a salad!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner, entertaining, game day
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 392kcal
Author: Cheryl Malik


  • Baking sheet
  • Large bowl


  • 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  • Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit.
  • Pat chicken thighs dry with a paper towel then place on baking sheet. Drizzle thighs evenly with olive oil and sprinkle evenly with salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165° Fahrenheit. While chicken bakes, mix together hot sauce, melted butter, and honey in a small bowl.
  • Remove chicken from oven then drizzle with sauce.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 392kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 1115mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 4g