Crispy Curried Chicken Thighs with Wilted Greens Recipe


1 Heat the oven to 400F. Make positive the oven is scorching earlier than you begin the hen because it’s necessary to place the hen straight into the recent oven after searing.

2 Prepare the hen: In a big bowl, toss hen with curry powder, salt, pepper, and olive oil till effectively coated.

three Sear the hen: Warm a big, oven-safe skillet over medium-high warmth. Place the hen, skin-side down, within the scorching skillet. Cook for about three minutes, till the pores and skin is crispy and a few fats to renders out. Flip hen over so it is skin-side up within the skillet, and pour off extra fats (reserve for cooking the greens, when you like).

four Roast the hen: Transfer the hen within the skillet to the oven. Roast for 16 to 18 minutes, or till the hen is cooked by way of and the interior temperature reaches 165F.

Remove the skillet from the oven. Transfer the hen to a plate and let it relaxation till the greens are prepared (about 5 minutes).

5 Ten minutes earlier than the hen is prepared, start cooking the onions: Warm one other massive skillet over medium-high warmth. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and tilt pan to coat the underside with oil. Add the onions and a pinch of salt, and sauté for about 5 minutes. Stir typically to stop sticking. Your onions ought to be a bit translucent just a bit browning.

Stir within the ginger and garlic and sauté till aromatic, about 30 seconds.

6 Wilt the greens: Add 1/three cup of hen broth or water to the pan and stir to mix with the onions, scraping up any browned bits from the underside of the pan. Bring to a boil, then add all of the greens. Stir to coat.

Cook, stirring often, till the greens are wilted and tender, one other 2 to five minutes. Taste and add extra salt and pepper if wanted.

Curried Chicken Thighs with Wilted GreensCurried Chicken Thighs with Wilted Greens

7 To serve: Transfer the greens to a serving platter and place the hen to the highest, spooning a number of the liquid from the pan over prime (or serve proper from the skillet). Add lemon wedges round and garnish with recent herbs and thinly sliced inexperienced onion.