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Simple One-Pan Turmeric & Garlic Chicken Thighs

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 12 hrs
  • Cook Time: 15-20 min
  • Total Time: 12 hrs 15 min
  • Yield: 4-6 chicken thighs 1x


The easiest pan-cooked chicken thigh.  Marinated in coconut aminos with turmeric, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper.



  • 4-6 organic chicken thighs
  • 1 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt
  • ground pepper (to taste)
  • avocado oil for cooking


  1. Combine garlic powder, turmeric, cumin, pink salt and ground pepper in medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Add chicken thighs to bowl and coat with spice mixture.
  3. Pour coconut aminos over coated chicken thighs.
  4. Cover and store chicken thighs in fridge, letting marinate for 12-24 hours.  (You may rotate chicken half-way through to more evenly marinate.)
  5. Once chicken thighs are ready to cook, take out a large frying pan and coat with avocado oil.  Place chicken thighs on pan, cover with lid and cook at medium-high temperature for 15-20 minutes or until done.
  6. Remove from heat and serve.

Keywords: chicken, dinner, lunch, main course, egg free, allergy free, nut free, no added sugar