Spanish paprika gives a rounded, smoky edge to this simply roasted chicken thighs. Substitute the hot version of Spanish paprika for a spicier meal. Slideshow: More Chicken Thigh Recipes
Preheat the oven to 450°.
Season the chicken thighs liberally on all sides with salt, pepper and the paprika. Rub the chicken with the oil. Roast the rubbed chicken in the oven, skin-side up, until the chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes. Test by piercing a paring knife all the way to the bone. Serve.
The seasoned chicken can be kept in the refrigerator uncovered for up to two days. Add the oil before roasting.