Beer Braised Chicken

Recipe by JenSmith
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until very hot.
  • Add chicken pieces and cook until browned on all sides. Transfer chicken to a large plate, using a slotted spoon.
  • Add onions to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until tender and lightly browned. Transfer onions to plate with chicken, using a slotted spoon.
  • Stir flour into drippings in the skillet until blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until flour is dark brown.
  • Gradually stir in beer, and cook until sauce boils and thickens slightly, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in bay leaf, brown sugar, salt, thyme, and pepper.
  • Return chicken and onions to skillet; heat to boiling over high heat.
  • Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender.
  • Skim fat from sauce in skillet. Discard bay leaf. Stir in wine vinegar.
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