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Cheesy Caramelized Onion Chicken Thighs

Chicken and caramelized onion can work wonders for your palate. First, fry the chicken thighs in olive oil. Then caramelize the onion by slow-cooking it in olive oil and butter. This adds extra flavor to your dish. Ultimately cook them together and let their aromas beautifully intertwine.
Chicken and caramelized onion can work wonders for your palate. First, fry the chicken thighs in olive oil. Then caramelize the onion by slow-cooking it in olive oil and butter. This adds extra flavor to your dish. Ultimately cook them together and let their aromas beautifully intertwine.

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Ingredients

For the chicken thighs:
1 pound bone-in chicken thighs
salt
pepper
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
¼ cup olive oil
For the onion chicken:
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
2 medium onions, chopped
¼ cup cognac
salt
pepper
1 cup beef stock
1 tablespoon flour
2 teaspoons of Italian seasoning
2 ounces of provolone cheese, sliced (4 slices)
4 ounces of parmesan, grated

Ingredients

  • For the chicken thighs:

  • For the onion chicken:

Steps

1
Done

For the chicken thighs: Place the chicken thighs on the work surface and score them. Season them on both sides with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.

2
Done

Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and add the chicken thighs. Cook them until golden brown on each side. Set aside.

3
Done

For the sauce: Add the olive oil and butter to an oven-proof skillet over low-medium heat. Melt the butter and add the chopped onions.

4
Done

Cook and stir until tender. Add the cognac and season with salt and pepper. Continue to cook until onion is golden and caramelized.

5
Done

Add the beef stock and flour. Cook and stir until reduced.

6
Done

Add the cooked chicken thighs and season them with Italian seasoning. Add 1 slice of Provolone cheese over each chicken thigh and top it with grated parmesan.

7
Done

Bake for 25 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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Nutritional Chart

686 kcal
Calories
36 g
Protein
47 g
Fat
21 g
Carbohydrates

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Andrei Gusty

Well, I love to eat! I guess I always did. Tasty foods, traditional foods, fast-foods, healthy foods and, again, not so healthy ones. You name it.

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