Top 10 International Chicken Thigh Recipes

In the mood for chicken thighs with international flavours? Here is a list of our top 10 suggestions for chicken thigh recipes from around the globe. You will find Indian, West African, Jamaican and even Canadian variations. May they be grilled, sautéed, breaded, braised, fried or baked, these chicken thigh recipes will have you and your guests asking for more!

1. Grilled Tandoori-Style Chicken Thighs

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Serve these crispy grilled chicken thighs with basmati rice, warm naan bread and dipping yogourt sauce.

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2. West African-Style in a Fennel Stew

A spicy sweet dish made with fennel, chickpeas, lemon and cumin.

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3. Saucy Tao Chicken Thighs

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Tao literally means “the right way” in Chinese. Tao Chicken is easy and very delicious! This saucy, homemade recipe will take your tastebuds on a more rewarding trip than if you walked down the street for Chinese take out…

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4. Southern Fried Chicken

This recipe tells KFC to “look out!” Home made Southern-style finger-licken’ fried chicken. This savoury recipe will give your chicken thighs a light, spicy crispy coating. You can reduce the amount of hot pepper sauce, if you are chicken! Or add more!

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5. Jamaican-Spiced Chicken Thighs

jamaican flagJust add some mashed sweet potatoes and tossed green salad. If you are a hot sauce lover, throw on some extra Sriracha sauce!

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6. Pan-Braised Moroccan Style Chicken Thighs

Small Moroccan FlagFlavourful braised Moroccan-style chicken served on a bed of couscous and legumes.

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7. Spanish Stew Style Chicken Thighs

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Smoky chorizo and spicy jalapeño peppers will have spicy food lovers asking for more!

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8. Canadian Maple Glazed Chicken Thighs

canadian flagMaple walnut chicken? Why not! P.s. To save you the time and effort of searching for the acronym, EVOO means Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

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9. Coconut & Tamarind Chicken Curry

Indian FlagThis creamy, tropical dish is a perfect bet for friends and family with a taste for coconut. It takes about an hour and thirty minutes to prepare and can be served with rice and topped with coriander.

10. Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs

Thai EatrieDelicious thai grilled chicken thighs in 25 minutes. Serve with BBQ baked potatoes.

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