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Creamy Spicy Garlic Chicken Thighs

Creamy, spicy, garlic chicken thighs are a simple dinner, bursting with flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken thighs, Garlic, spicy
Servings: 4


  • 4 skin on chicken thighs
  • 1/2 an onion
  • 1 Tbs garlic
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • salt and pepper


  • In a medium sauce pan, heat olive oil on medium-high heat
  • Add garlic and onions, and saute for 2-3 minutes
  • Combine garlic salt, cumin, and cayenne, and mix together
  • Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken thighs
  • Put chicken in the sauce pan with olive oil and garlic and onions, and cook, skin down until you brown the skin and crisp it up a bit
  • Flip chicken over, add half and half, coconut milk, and chicken stock to pan and bring to a boil
  • Turn the heat down to low, cover, and simmer for 30-35 minutes
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve immediately