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Roasted Chicken Thighs on a roasting pan

Roasted Chicken Thighs (Keto, Paleo, GFDF, Low-Iron, Whole30)

OMG, roasted chicken thighs with perfectly crispy skin are heaven. This recipe is foolproof and so good!
Course Mains
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 387kcal


  • 8 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup bacon grease
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a bowl, toss chicken thighs with bacon grease and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper and marinate 1 hour (or up to a day).
  • Roast chicken, skin side down, in a roasting or sheet pan, 20 to 25 minutes; flip and roast 10 more minutes.
  • Salt & pepper the thighs once more and broil 5 minutes for perfectly crispy skin.


Calories: 387kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 116IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg