This Oven Roasted Turkey Thighs recipe is so simple to throw together - it's perfect if you want to skip cooking a whole turkey! Gravy instructions are included.
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Oven Roasted Turkey Thighs

This Oven Roasted Turkey Thighs recipe is so simple to throw together – it’s perfect if you want to skip cooking a whole turkey! Gravy instructions are included.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Canadian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 441kcal
Author Carmy

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb turkey thighs (2) bone in skin on

Turkey Seasoning

  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp thyme
  • 2 tbsp rosemary

For the Gravy

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour

Instructions

  • Heat your oven to 400F.
  • Bring your turkey thighs to room temperature and make sure it has been pat dry.
  • Mix together the turkey season and coat your turkey thighs with it.
  • Place your thighs into your baking dish and add one cup of chicken broth to the dish.
  • Roast in the oven for 35 minutes or until the internal temperature has hit 180F/82Broil for 2-3 minutes to make the skin extra crispy if you choose to.
  • When done, remove the turkey thighs and have it rest on the side before slicing. Pour the liquid from the baking dish through a strainer and set aside.
  • While the turkey is resting, on your stove top in a sauce pan on medium heat, add in butter and slowly mix in flour until fully incorporated. Once incorporated, slowly whisk in the strained liquid from the baking dish. Whisk until your gravy has thickened to your liking. Season with additional salt and pepper if you desire.
  • Slice the turkey thighs and serve with the gravy.

Nutrition

Serving: 4servings | Calories: 441kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 128mg | Sodium: 1405mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1320IU | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4.3mg