Skillet-Braised Chicken

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by RandomChef

From GH, cook chicken in 2 steps. Sear in hot oil to create a rich, browned flavor, then simmer it in liquid until cooked through and tender. Can pair with vegetable purees, polenta, or risotto to soak up all the savory sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1. In nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken thighs; sprinkle with salt. Cook chicken until golden on both sides, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to bowl.
  2. 2. To drippings in skillet, add onion, carrots, and celery, and cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are lighly browned, about 10 minutes.
  3. 3. Return chicken thighs to skillet. Stir in stewed tomatoes; eat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer until juices run clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced with tip of knife, about 25 minutes. Serve sprinkled with chopped parsley and grated lemon peel, if you like.

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