Skillet Garlic & Herb Chicken and Potatoes

Skillet Garlic Herb Chicken and Potatoes Recipe - the easiest one pan dinner you can make. Chicken thighs and baby potatoes cooked together with garlic and herb butter in just one skillet!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken and potatoes, garlic chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 470 kcal
Author Anna


  • 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 lb baby yellow potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
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  1. Season chicken thighs on both sides with salt, pepper and paprika. Cut baby potatoes in half or quarter if they are big. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Heat up olive oil in cast iron skillet. Add shallot and saute for 1 minute. Add chicken thighs, skin side down and brown for 2 to 3 minutes. Flip and brown the other side.
  3. Add butter to skillet and let melt. Sprinkle herbs and garlic over chicken. Arrange potatoes around chicken thighs. Season everything with salt and pepper.
  4. Place skillet in oven and roast for 30 minutes or until the chicken is done (internal temperature at least 165 degrees F). Remove from oven and let stand 10 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Check the chicken thighs with a meat thermometer after baking. The internal temperature should be at least 165 degrees F. 

Nutrition Facts
Skillet Garlic & Herb Chicken and Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 470 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 46%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 149mg 50%
Sodium 435mg 18%
Potassium 806mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 26g 52%
Vitamin A 5.2%
Vitamin C 29.3%
Calcium 3.1%
Iron 11.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.