Skillet Crispy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Skillet Crispy Lemon Chicken Thighs

Skillet Crispy Lemon Chicken Thighs

September 16, 2018
: 4 servings

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Ingredients
  • 1 large lemon, thinly sliced
  • 4 large or 8 small skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 small yellow onion, small diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
Directions
  • Step 1 Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Step 2 Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  • Step 3 Set a large ovenproof skillet to medium heat and add 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  • Step 4 Once hot, add chicken, skin-side down.
  • Step 5 Cook until skin is browned and chicken is cooked halfway through, about 10 minutes.
  • Step 6 Remove from heat.
  • Step 7 Arrange lemon slices underneath and around chicken, keeping skin-side down.
  • Step 8 Place skillet in oven and roast until chicken is fully cooked and skin is crisp, about 10 more minutes.
  • Step 9 Transfer chicken pieces, skin-side up, to a plate.
  • Step 10 Leave lemon slices in skillet.
  • Step 11 Return skillet to medium heat.
  • Step 12 Add thyme, onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes.
  • Step 13 Cook, stirring frequently, about 2 minutes.
  • Step 14 Add dry white wine and broth.
  • Step 15 Simmer until reduced by half, about 5 minutes.
  • Step 16 Season with salt and pepper.
  • Step 17 Drizzle with 2 teaspoons oil.
  • Step 18 Return chicken to skillet, skin-side up, to rewarm.
  • Step 19 Top with caramelized lemon slices.
  • Step 20 Serve with crusty bread for dipping,

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