Cam made this, QED! (Bon Appetite?) 2018 4 svgs 425°

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 chicken bone in, skin on thighs ~ 2lbs
  • ¼ C plus  2TB olive oil
  • 1 fennel bulb
  • 2 med shallots
  • 1 large beefsteak tomato
  • 1 lemon

Roast in top ¹⁄³ oven, 425°, use large oven safe skillet.

  • CHICKEN THIGHS: In large skillet add 2 TB oil and thighs skin side down (COLD pan). Turn on Med heat, cook until skin golden brown. Transfer skin side up on plate.
  • FENNEL – remove fronds & save. Cut head in half length wise.. Place cut side down, cut into 1/2″ wedges.
  • SHALLOTS cut into quarters lengthwise.
  • TOMATOES Cut crosswise into 1/2″ rounds.
  • LEMON Use 1/2 of lemon, cut into thin 1/8″ rounds
  • Turn skillet med-hi heat. Add, fennel, shallots, sliced lemon. Cook 4 min until fennel softens. Remove from heat.
  • Add chicken, arrange chicken skin side up  & tomatoes on top of fennel mixture.
  • Transfer to oven, 16-20 min.   Remove and rest 5 min.
  • SAUCE chop remaining fronds, 1/4C olive oil & juice from half of lemon.  Spoon fennel sauce over each thigh.

Serve with salad (greek salad , red onion, klamath, feta etc.)

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Bon Appétit (Zameron)QED 2016 Serves 4, Preheat oven 425°

  • 1 Tb olive oil, 3 LB ( 8 – skin on, bone in chicken thighs), Season in salt & pepper. Heat in oven proof skillet med-hi, 5 min per side. Remove from pan.
  • Soften finely chopped small onion & 2 cloves garlic in pan, about 3 min.
  • Add 2 TB tomato paste. Cook, stirring until darkened about 1 minute.
  • Add 2 cans drained chickpeas, ¼ C Harissa paste (mild), ½ C chicken broth. Bring to simmer.
  • Return chicken into pan, nestle into chickpeas, skin side up. Bake 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, serve topped with ¼ C chopped parsley and lemon wedges.

 

 

Chicken Bacon skewers

June 16, 2015

Allt om Mat 2015, serves 4. Serve with potatoes.

Grill chicken

  • 1 LB chicken fillets (or thin cut thigh meat). Season with 1 tsp salt & 2 pinches pepper.
  • 5 oz bacon

Fold thin piece fillet, wrap with piece of bacon. Thread two skewers through each package. Grill about 10 min.

Peach Mango Chutney Yogurt – mix together: (garnish top of yogurt with some thin slices of peach)

  • 1 C Greek yogurt
  • 3 TBs mango chutney (sweet & spicy)
  • 1 peach, peeled, diced
  • ¼ chopped red onion

Inma’s carrot chicken

April 27, 2015

Inma, IHS Spainsh exchange teacher 2002. Cook in dutch oven, stove top.

  • 2 to 3 lbs chicken thighs, sauté in olive oil to brown
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 4-6 carrots chopped
  • 1 C water
  • 1 C Madeira
  • 1 tsp beef broth
  1. Brown chicken, remove from pot.
  2. Sauté onions,
  3. Add all ingredients into pot, simmer 30 min, remove meat, puree with hand blender.

White Chili

April 21, 2015

From C & Z  2014  Serves 4, great as next day leftovers, so make extra!

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast cubed
  • 1 med onion diced small
  • 1 TB oil
  • 2 cans drained & rinsed cannellini beans
  • 14.5 oz chicken broth
  • 1  4oz can diced “Hatch”green chilis
  • 1  4oz can sliced jalapeño  chilis
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp cayenne
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup half&half
  • 8 oz low fat sour cream
  1. Heat oil in large pot med-hi heat. Add chicken & onion, sauté  6 mins or until chicken seared & onion translucent. Add garlic, cook 3 min more.
  2. Add beans, spices, broth & chilies, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer 30 mins.
  3. Turn off heat. Add sour cream and half&half.
  4. Serve (and optional: top with sour cream & cheddar cheese).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inma’s Chicken

September 25, 2014

Inma, IHS exchange teacher from Spain 2002. Bake 350° 25 minutes

  • 2 lbs chicken (sautée 5-10 min) in olive oil
  • lay in casserole
  • cover each piece with Jarlsberg cheese
  • pour 1 cup cream over chicken
  • place 3 capers on top each piece chicken
  • Bake in 350° oven 25 minutes.

Braised in oven, one pot (dutch oven) cooking! The Week, 2013. Serves 6. 325º oven.

Brown 6 chicken legs, skins removed  in batches, 1 TB vegetable oil until golden over med-hi heat.Transfer to a plate.

2 onions, sliced thin, 1TB unsalted butter. Soften onions until golden. Add spices, stir in & cook 1 min.

  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1½ Tb grated ginger
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp cayenne

Return chicken to pot, add 1 can (15oz) drained chickpeas, 2 cups or more chicken broth to cover  75% of  the chicken. Bring to a boil.

Cover and bake in oven 45-55 minutes until fork tender. remove chicken from pot and cover to keep warm.

Add 5 oz baby spinach, cover  5-7 minutes until wilted.

Stir in ¼ Cup Greek yogurt. Transfer chicken to deep dish and pour spinach, chickpea sauce on top. Sprinkle with ¼ Cup cilantro leaves.