Braised Chicken Thighs

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Serves 4.
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A delicious recipe for braised chicken thighs that goes great with rice and veggies.

Ingredients

2 pounds chicken thighs
1 medium onion, diced
2 medium carrots, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2-4 tablespoons seasoned salt
1 tablespoon dried oregano
Butter, for crispy skin
Rice for serving
Veggies on the side
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Helpful Equipment

Dutch Oven

Directions

1) Coat chicken liberally with seasoned salt and preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

2) Add chicken to a large oven-safe pot like a dutch oven along with diced onions, celery, and carrots. Cover chicken with water and stir in an extra tablespoon or two of seasoned salt and a tablespoon of oregano.

3) Cover this dish and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Remove the lid and bake for another 30 minutes.

If you are using a whole chicken instead of just pieces, you’ll want to increase the cooking time by 15-20 minutes. The chicken should be cooked through at this point.

4) Remove chicken pieces from pot and place pot over medium-high heat on the stove for 10 minutes so the sauce reduces a bit.

5) In a large skillet, add some butter over medium high heat and once melted, add the chicken pieces, skin-side down. Cook over medium-high heat until skin becomes crispy, about 4-5 minutes.

Serve chicken with rice and veggies and pour reduced sauce over everything.