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One-Skillet Mozzarella Topped Chicken Thighs

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Cheese-y, delicious and super filling, this one-skillet mozzarella chicken thigh meal will leave you satisfied and happy.

I love one-skillet meals! They’re easy, simple, and quick to make.

This one-skillet chicken recipe is delicious and I absolutely love mixing this up when I get bored.

This dish would pair well with a side of some roasted radishes (potatoes if you’re not doing the keto thing) or even some mashed cauliflower (or potatoes). If you’re not wanting to dirty another pan or dish then you can add the extra veggies into the skillet with the chicken thighs and enjoy!

One-Skillet Mozzarella Topped Chicken Thighs

This is one of those meals where I just didn’t feel like cooking so I ended up tossing things together and then had to recreate it from memory to get the recipe to post.

For whatever reason… these types of recipes usually do really well and come out awesome (like this one). Then there are other times where I’ll have a flop too.

Thankfully, this one wasn’t a flop and turned out pretty darn good.

Another good thing to note is that you can save money on this recipe by purchasing bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, and just deboning and deskinning at home.

It amazes me each time I look at the difference in the price between skinless, boneless chicken thighs and skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs.

Alternatives to Cooking in a Skillet

You could easily cook this dish in an Instant Pot or Ninja Foodi or even an Instant Vortex Pro (on my list of items to buy).

Personally, I love the Ninja Foodi or the Instant Vortex Pro for this job. Both of these items allow you to crisp the chicken and then add the cheese (if you like a crispy chicken).

Added bonus… leave on the skin so you can enjoy a crispy skin too!

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