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    Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Red Onions

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    15 mins

    50 mins

    Bansidhe's Note:

    I like using balsamic vinegar in my cooking, and this recipe is no exception: You can substitute chicken breasts, but I'd advise against it -- The thighs are higher in fat, but taste much better. Note: Very good over cooked rice.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat the oil in a large, non-stick pan, high heat.
    2. 2
      Cut onion into thin rounds.
    3. 3
      Add 1/4 tsp. pepper and 1/8 tsp. salt.
    4. 4
      Saute, cooking about 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Reduce to med-high.
    6. 6
      Add chicken, 1/4 tsp. pepper, 1/8 tsp. salt, marjoram and oregano.
    7. 7
      Cook 2 minutes, and then add balsamic vinegar.
    8. 8
      Stir and reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 25-35 minutes.
    9. 9
      Cook uncovered for another 2-4 minutes, until sauce has reduced somewhat.
    10. 10
      If you want to garnish the dish, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 19, 2010

      55

      Great flavor and easy prep make for a 5 star rating. I might brown the chicken first before adding it to the sauce.

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    • on September 09, 2008

      55

      THis was great! I seared the thighs in a littel olive oil before I threw the onions in the pan and it made the final product kind of crispy on the outside. I didn't try it the other way but I would make it this way 100 more times! Thanks for the great recipe Bansidhe...

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    • on March 11, 2008

      45

      First I have to say this dish was really good! Next time I make this, I am going to sear the thighs first in a little olive oil on high heat so they have a darker, and crispier outside. I really loved how all the onions cooked down, and while the balsalmic vinegar smelled a bit strong while cooking, it was delicious when it was done. I didn't have any marjoram, so I used thyme instead. I think there would be a lot of different spice variations you could use! This is a easy, economical recipe that leaves you a lot of time to cook other things or do dishes while it simmers on low. Very good with fluffy white rice and the sauce poured over it!

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    Nutritional Facts for Balsamic Chicken Thighs with Red Onions

    Serving Size: 1 (126 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 168.3
     
    Calories from Fat 85
    50%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 1.6 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 57.2 mg
    19%
    Sodium 209.1 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 5.8 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
    3%
    Sugars 3.3 g
    13%
    Protein 14.0 g
    28%

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