Skillet Chicken with Apples & Root Vegetables
Recipe type: Entree
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Serves: 4
  • 4 chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on (around 1.25lb)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 ½ tsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 beets, peeled and diced (2 cups)
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced (2 cups)
  • 1-2 apples, diced (2 cups)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  1. Heat oil, butter and garlic cloves over low-medium heat.
  2. Add chicken thighs, skin side down, and cook over low heat until extremely crispy (around 8 minutes)
  3. Take chicken off heat, and remove from pan as well as browned garlic (dispose of browned garlic). Set aside.
  4. Place beets and carrots in skillet and cook in chicken juices over medium heat for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Top sautéed root vegetables with crisped chicken, stud with remaining garlic, and top with apples.
  6. Roast for 30 minutes at 400F until chicken and vegetables are cooked-through and apples are tender and browned.
  7. Serve, eat, enjoy!
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