Lemon Roasted Chicken Thighs With Chanterelles

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dicentra

Whole Foods.

Top Review by mommycook

This dish was so rich and luxurious and delicious! My French friend went mushroom picking and gave me a big bowl of chanterelles and this was the perfect dish for them. I made it a little easier by skipping the sauteing of the mushrooms and pancetta ahead of time. I just sprinkled them on top of the chicken. I also did not drain the marinade from the chicken. I let everything cook in it to make a wonderful sauce. I picked the leftover chicken from the bone and used it with the leftover sauce, mushrooms and pancetta over pasta the next day for lunch. So good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together lemon zest and juice, shallot, wine and 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil. Place chicken thighs in a shallow dish and pour lemon juice mixture over them. Cover and refrigerate for 2 to 12 hours.
  2. Heat remaining olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sauté until they start to release their juices, about 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Remove mushrooms from pan and set aside.
  3. Add pancetta to mushroom pan and brown over medium heat, about 5 minutes. Set aside with mushrooms.
  4. Preheat oven to 400°F Strain the liquid from the chicken, reserving the shallots and lemon zest and discarding the liquid. Place chicken, shallots, lemon zest, onion, potatoes, thyme, mushrooms and pancetta in a roasting pan. Stir lightly to combine ingredients.
  5. Roast for 15 minutes. Cover and continue cooking 25 to 30 minutes, basting occasionally, until juices run clear when a piece of chicken is pierced with a knife. Serve immediately.

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