keto-friendly recipe for crispy and juicy baked chicken thighs with the total carb count:

– 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
– 2 tablespoons olive oil
– 1 teaspoon salt
– 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
– 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
– 1/2 teaspoon paprika
– 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for some heat)
– Fresh herbs (such as thyme or rosemary) for garnish (optional)


1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Place a wire rack on a baking sheet and set it aside. This will help air circulate around the chicken thighs and ensure even cooking.

2. Pat the chicken thighs dry using paper towels. Dry skin will help achieve crispiness.

3. In a small bowl, combine the salt, black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using). Mix well.

4. Rub the chicken thighs with olive oil, making sure to coat them evenly. This will help the seasoning adhere to the chicken and keep it moist.

5. Sprinkle the seasoning mixture over both sides of the chicken thighs, rubbing it in to ensure even coverage.

6. Place the seasoned chicken thighs on the prepared wire rack, skin side up. Make sure they are spaced apart to allow for proper airflow.

7. Bake the chicken thighs in the preheated oven for about 35-40 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). The skin should be golden brown and crispy.

8. Once cooked, remove the chicken thighs from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving. This allows the juices to redistribute, ensuring juiciness.

9. Garnish with fresh herbs, if desired, and serve hot.

Total Carbs:
The total carb count for this recipe will vary slightly based on the specific brands and ingredients used. However, the carb content of the chicken thighs themselves is relatively low. On average, one bone-in, skin-on chicken thigh contains about 0.4-0.5 grams of carbohydrates.

Remember that the total carb count can increase if you add other ingredients or serve the chicken thighs with sauces or sides that contain carbs. To maintain a low-carb or keto-friendly meal, ensure that any additional ingredients or accompaniments are also low in carbs.

Enjoy your crispy and juicy baked chicken thighs as part of your keto or low-carb diet!

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.