Chicken Thighs Véronique

Chicken Thighs Véronique Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Chicken is a family favorite for dinner. We love Chicken Thighs Véronique because it's done in just over 30 minutes and results in a juicy, flavorful dish. 

Yield:

Serves: 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 14 Minutes
Cook: 22 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 415
Fat 29 g
Satfat 12 g
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 432 mg

Ingredients

8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
Salt and pepper
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small shallot, minced
1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup seedless red and/or green grapes, halved
1 teaspoon grated orange zest

Preparation

1. Trim excess fat from chicken thighs. Season both sides with salt and pepper.

2. Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium heat. When foam subsides, cook chicken until browned and cooked through, turning often, 10 to 12 minutes total. Work in batches and adjust heat if necessary to prevent scorching. Transfer to a plate and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.

3. Pour off all but 1 Tbsp. fat from skillet. Add shallot and cook, stirring, until slightly softened, about 1 minute. Pour in broth and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits, until liquid has reduced by half, about 2 minutes. Pour in cream and boil until reduced by half, stirring often, about 3 minutes. Stir in grapes and orange zest. Cook, stirring, until grapes have softened and warmed through and sauce has thickened, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Arrange 2 thighs on each of 4 plates and spoon sauce on top. Serve immediately.

Note:

August 2013
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