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Carnivore Chicken Thigh Recipe with Only Two Ingredients

Prep Time
70 mins

This Carnivore chicken thigh recipe is one of the easiest Carnivore diet recipes, as it only needs one main ingredient (chick thighs), with some butter and salt. That’s all! But you can’t believe how tasty and crispy it can be!

This chicken thigh recipe is loved by children and adults, whether on a Carnivore diet or not. It also contains good amounts of protein because of the inclusion of chicken skin.

Apart from being tasty, there are various health reasons why you must try this dish; here they are.

  • Easy to Make: This Carnivore chicken thigh recipe needs one main ingredient, plus some salt and butter, making it a simple dish to make. Also, using different cooking methods, you can even make it outdoors.
  • Rich Flavour: Chicken thighs are famous for being crispy, juicy and tender, and cooking them with bones and skin adds to their flavour.
  • Versatile: You can have this dish as your main meal or together with other courses.
  • High Protein Content: Chicken thighs contain good amounts of protein, which is necessary to develop and repair tissues, and improve the function of the immune system and general health.
  • Nutrients: Different essential nutrients can be found in chicken thighs, including vitamins (B vitamins, such as niacin, B6, and B12), minerals (iron, zinc, selenium, and phosphorus), and healthy fats.

Each chicken thigh can contain the following amount of nutrition.

  • Calories: 250-300 calories
  • Protein: 20-25 grams
  • Fat: 10-15 grams
  • Sodium: 500-700 milligrams
  • Other Nutrients: Vitamins B6 and B12, iron, zinc, selenium, and phosphorus in varying amounts

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How to Make Carnivore Chicken Thigh with Only Two Ingredients

The following ingredients and instructions are all you need to make this Carnivore chicken thigh dish, which is super easy to make but incredibly delicious.


  • 8 chicken thighs (with bone and skin)
  • Some butter
  • 1/2 tbsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 250F. 
  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and a wire rack. Grease the wire rack with some butter.
  3. Season the chicken thighs with salt.
  4. Bake the chicken in the centre of the oven for half an hour. 
  5. Increase the heat to 425F, move up the oven rack one spot, and bake until brown and crispy.
  6. Remove from the oven and serve hot. Bon Appetit!