Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Braised Chicken Thighs with Vegetables and Mushrooms


Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour

This is an easy one-dish meal to make any day of the week to save you time.  It's a healthy nutritious dinner to prepare for your entire family.


8 chicken thighs (with skin)
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
6 small new potatoes, halved
1 cup baby carrots
1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
1 onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 T fresh thyme leaves
1 T fresh oregano, chopped
1 cup organic chicken broth


1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2) Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.  In a large deep skillet, heat olive oil over high heat.  Add the chicken thighs and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side until golden brown.

3) Turn off heat and add potatoes, carrots, onion, mushrooms, garlic, thyme and oregano.  Transfer to a baking pan and pour chicken broth over the chicken and vegetables and cover with foil.

4) Place in the oven and cook for 1 hour.  Serve portions with a spoonful of the cooking juices. 

Serves 4

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