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Braised Chicken Thighs in Chunky Vegetable Sauce

Tue, 19 March 2019

Braised Chicken Thighs in Chunky Vegetable Sauce

Ingredients

8 chicken thighs
4oz/110g chorizo-sliced
4-6 mushrooms-sliced
2 cloves of garlic
1 medium onion-chopped
1 ½ mixed peppers-cut into chunks
2 carrots-cut into chunks
1 tin chopped tomatoes
5floz/150ml chicken stock
1 glass of white wine
Thyme sprigs
Seasoning.

 

Methods

Preheat the oven to 170C/325F/Gas Mark 3

Heat a large pan with a little oil and cook the chicken thighs, skin side down, until they are golden brown.
Transfer to side dish for a moment.

Meanwhile return the pan to the heat and add in the onions, carrot, mushrooms & mixed peppers together with the chopped garlic and chorizo to the pan and fry for a couple of minutes or until the vegetables have begun to soften.

At this stage add in the white wine and allow this to reduce for a moment or so.
Season the mixture now with salt and black pepper.

Pour in the chopped tomatoes & chicken stock at this stage and allow the liquid to come to the boil.

Return the chicken thighs to the pan together with some thyme sprigs, secure with a tight fitting lid and cook gently for approximately 1 ¼ hours until the chicken is tender.

Serve with some chunky bread and a large green salad

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