Braised Herb Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

  • demopo Posted: 10/14/10
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    I thought the thyme was overpowering, my husband thought the chicken had "no taste." It also took much longer to get the veggies cooked than 35 mins. Will not make again.

  • wannabskinym Posted: 07/19/09
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    This is my favorite recipe. Both my daughter and I love to have this. It's very flavorful and makes great leftovers. I don't like carrots, so I put in sweet potatoes in their place ans it's great!

  • JasonM Posted: 02/01/09
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    This easy recipe is spectacular, in my opinion. I've made it several times since coming across it and I've never been disappointed, even when I've made subtle changes. After trying it once, I decided that it would be heartier to use a cut-up fryer rather than just chicken thighs. I also chose to brown the pieces in batches so they could get good browning on all sides. Then, I kept the chicken warm while I sautéed the veggies for the recommended time. Next, I took half the veggies out, put the chicken back in, topped with the remainder of the veggies, and added the cooking liquids. I did simmer with the lid ON (though the instructions do not emphasize the method). The flavor is so intense and hearty. This is a winter staple in our home.

  • mandyw Posted: 01/20/11
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    My husband loved it and was telling friends about the "chicken roast" My son was not so crazy about it. I thought it was pretty good. Will make again just because my husband who doesn't even like chicken loved it so much.

  • JillyAnn Posted: 04/02/09
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    My husband and I loved this recipe! Super easy and quick to put together on a weeknight. Definitely homey comfort food. I used baby carrots instead of carrot slices and threw about 2 cups of frozen peas in about 15 minutes before it was done. I simmered it with the lid on for about an hour because I lost track of time. The chicken was so tender and the potatoes were easy to mash up and soak up the sauce - just the way we like it!

  • KTluvs2cook Posted: 08/07/09
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    Fantastic!! My husband was not keen on the wine as he put the groceries away. I didn't tell him til after the dinner that it was the one with the wine! Hot or cold outside, doesn't matter, this dish is great year round. Served with homemade yeast rolls to get the liquid, which is awesome!! Will thicken it next time for more of a gravy. Make this for family and friends, they will love it!

  • BeckaBean Posted: 03/15/10
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    Loved this dish! Would make it again, and it was pretty easy too. Used dry vermouth instead of the dry white wine, and it took a little longer than 35 minutes for my carrots to be done. My husband is not a fan of carrots, but still really liked this! Great flavor!!

  • Conners09 Posted: 01/28/10
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    NOMGASM!! We made a half bath which fits perfectly in a standard electric frying pan. Also, when it was done we cooked it with the lid off so that the liquid thickened slightly. Sided with a cesar salad. This is one of the best things we've ever eaten! We loved the snapper tacos but this wins hands down!

  • steponme Posted: 03/08/10
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    My family loves this recipe. Good flavors; quick, easy and economical 'all in on dish'.

  • Terrylady1 Posted: 03/14/10
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    This recipe was great! so tender and flavorful.. I added some garlic cloves and green peppers while chicken was smoothering and served it over rice! No complaints

  • sandracoffman09 Posted: 10/12/10
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    Made this Sunday night and had high hopes for it! Couldn't stand the smell when preparing it and even when it was finished didn't like the smell. Too many herbs i guess. My house still smelt like it all day Monday, definitely will not try again.

  • Jeninky1 Posted: 06/20/11
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    I LOVE THIS RECIPE. Delicious, easy and inexpensive. Definitely one that I would recommend to anyone looking for a great chicken dish. Definitely going to be something we have weekly!

  • mlingy86 Posted: 08/23/11
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    Erin gives it a 4.5

  • ajknightfan Posted: 08/12/11
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    Easy and tasty and affordable....would make a large crowd happy, would please a lot of different tastes.

  • Cmonington Posted: 08/21/11
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    Absolutely delicious! This will be made again in our house. As I don't have a dutch oven I just used a skillet and it came out perfect! Would love to try it in a dutch oven though.

  • LBrock07 Posted: 09/20/11
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    This recipe was really good! So quick and easy and very flavorful.. I added some garlic cloves and used breasts instead of thighs. I made a quick gravy out of the cooking liquid and it was perfect! I would add quartered mushrooms next time I make it. Everyone cleaned their plate with this meal! :-)

  • JenSteg Posted: 02/12/12
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    very good!!!! i saved the stock mixure for other recipies and they were great

  • enfrijoladas Posted: 04/12/12
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    This dish is warm and comforting and the flavors are quite nice. I like that it uses inexpensive vegetables and dried herbs, so nothing's difficult to find. I added about 2 pounds of white mushrooms, halved. That might be what added to my cooking time, as it took way more than 35 minutes for my veggies to get tender. It was more like 70 minutes, but then again my Dutch oven was packed to the brim. It's a big one too, so I think next time I'll cut my potatoes smaller. It's worth the wait though, now I have lunch packed for days and it tastes great!

  • ChefLeesher Posted: 07/09/12
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    This is pretty much a solid, really basic, chicken stew recipe. Because I have other stew recipes I prefer I probably won't make again.

  • EdeeLemonier Posted: 06/03/13
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    This was fantastic! Very, very easy to make absolutely delicious. I couldn't believe there is only 1 teaspoon of olive oil and only 2 tablespoons of flour. It doesn't have to be perfectly coated because whatever comes off during braising flavors and thickens the broth. Just divine. And the gravy... ohhhh!!! Next time will add mushrooms like another reviewer said. Can't wait for our leftovers tomorrow night! Definitely a keeper!

  • srwfromorange Posted: 04/13/12
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    I made this for dinner last nite based on what was in my fridge & pantry, the aroma from the herbs made my kitchen smell divine!!! Since there are only my husband & myself, I only used 4 thighs, but kept all other ingredient amounts the same. I added some cut green beans when I added the potatoes and instead of stovetop, I braised the dish in the oven at 350 for 45min. The result was divine. I served it with some warm french bread to soak uop that yummy gravy & a glass of buttery chardonay to compliment the stew. Next time I will add mushrooms.

  • VanCanCook Posted: 03/25/13
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    My entire family enjoyed it. My 6, 3 and 1 yr olds surprisingly loved it too. I added a couple of cloves of garlic. I think next time i'll add some rosemary too.

  • gpatch Posted: 04/17/13
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    Easy, low cost, delicious, and smells wonderful while it cooks. What more can you ask for?

  • txsewrn Posted: 04/25/12
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    Very tasty. Made as written. My potatoes were not done by the time the chicken was done so I had to finish them in the microwave. Next time I will pre-cook them some before adding. Liked the fact that it was a stovetop recipe, will be good for summer.

  • aldelamore Posted: 09/04/13
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    This recipe was wonderful and very easy! My 2 year old son loved it too! The only adjustments I mad was adding 3 cloves garlic in with the vegetables and using 1/2 the amount of thyme in the recipe since it isn't one of my favorite spices. Also I used breasts instead of thighs since my husband doesn't like dark meat. I was apprehensive of the breasts drying out but they were super moist and delicious!

  • calteri Posted: 06/13/14
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    Fantastic comfort food! Leaves such a good aroma in the kitchen and a delicious taste in the mouth. Very simple to prepare and hard not to keep eating until it's all gone.

  • RogueBarbie Posted: 01/21/14
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    I made this as directed, but covered the dutch oven for the simmer. I also simmered a little longer than the 35 minutes because I like my veggies on the soft side. I served it with Ina Garten's Easy Parmesan Risotto that I had made in the dutch oven the night before. It was the perfect combo! The thighs were tender and delicious and the veggies perfectly cooked. There was plenty of sauce to get into the risotto and for dipping bread. My kids had seconds - even my daughter who had just been complaining that I make chicken too often! I will definitely make this again!

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