Roasted Ras El Hanout Chicken Thighs

Learn how to make these Moroccan-style roasted ras el hanout chicken thighs with 3 simple ingredients. It makes the perfect weeknight meal served with bread and veggies, and can be made with whatever cut of chicken you have. 

  • Author: Salima Benkhalti
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Entree, Dinner, Lunch
  • Method: Roasted
  • Cuisine: Moroccan, North African, Mediterannean, African
  • Diet: Gluten Free


  • 1.5 lb chicken thighs (about 4 thighs)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp ras el hanout


  1. Preheat the oven and prep baking vessel. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F / 205 degrees C. Prep your baking sheet/dutch oven/tagine with parchment paper or aluminum foil.chicken thighs on a sheet pan
  2. Prep the chicken. Pat dry with a paper towel. Add to your baking dish and rub generously with olive oil before sprinkling with ras el hanout and rubbing to cover.
  3. a hand patting chicken thighs with paper towels
  4. Bake the chicken. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F / 74 degrees C.seasoned chicken thighs on a pan

Keywords: ras el hanout chicken