Initially that is known as baking day hen, I discovered this recipe for Italian Hen Thighs with tomatoes, peppers and cured olives. The e book is The Italian Nation Desk by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, written within the late 90’s.
This recipe is simply barely extra difficult than lots of my different hen thighs recipe, however laborious to mess up. It’s a two-parter, which means you put together an herb, garlic, olive oil combine for an over-night marinade.
NOTE: If you happen to can not marinate in a single day, don’t fear about it. You may skip it if want be.
What I Love About These Italian Hen Thighs
This dish jogs my memory very a lot of a dish my grandmother used to make and she or he serve it with spaghetti.
The melding of the flavors and the sauce you get on the finish is excellent as you get a bit sauce with every chew. Candy pink peppers, tomatoes, white wine, hen broth make a superb sauce, which will get cooked down and poured over the hen. As an olive lover, the cured black olives are simply the suitable contact.
Components for Italian Hen Thighs
- Bone-in Hen Thighs
- Italian Tomatoes
- Candy Peppers
- Hen Broth
- White Wine
- Cured Olives
- Recent Herbs
- Olive Oil
Chop herbs, garlic, and add to olive oil. Apply to hen thighs throughout and underneath the pores and skin and marinate as much as in a single day.
Slice candy peppers and tuck underneath the hen thighs. High hen with tomatoes and olives and bake at 350 levels F. (180 C) for 40 minutes. On the twenty minute mark, pour some white wine over the hen. Proceed baking.
Take away the hen from the sauce. Put hen again in oven underneath broiler to crisp the pores and skin. Or there may be another choice is to make use of skinless thighs, which can will braise within the sauce within the oven. Put the remaining substances in sauce pan, including in broth and white wine. Prepare dinner down for at the very least 20 minutes.
Place sauce in serving dish. Add hen. Squeeze lemon over the hen. Get pleasure from.
Utilizing Boneless Hen Thighs
Initially, I favor thighs in lots of dishes as a result of they’re tender (and cheaper). After I initially learn the recipe, I learn it fallacious and didn’t take away the pores and skin from the thighs. You may go both means. Subsequent time I’ll do it skinless and are available again and discuss that.
Hen Thigh Recipes from Spinach Tiger
Italian Hen Thighs with Black Olives and Crimson Peppers
Roasted to perfection with tomato, garlic, onion, black olives and peppers.
Servings: 4 Servings
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- 1 teaspoon chopped rosemary
- 1 tablespoon recent basil or recent
- 4 cloves garlic
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 4 hen thighs
- 1 medium pink pepper
- 1/3 cup black olives or Kalamata
- 1 cup tomatoes (from canned tomatoes) coarsely chopped
- 1 cup dry white wine divided
- 3/4 cup hen broth divided
- 1 lemon
Marinade for Hen
Chop herbs along with garlic, and olive oil.
Rub over the hen, If holding the pores and skin on thighs, push underneath the pores and skin.
Cowl and refrigerate for a number of hours to in a single day, relying on time you will have
Preheat the oven to 400 levels F. (205 C). Put hen in roasting pan.
Add peppers, olives, tomatoes (crush tomatoes with fingers over the hen).
Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast half-hour, then pour half white wine over the hen. Flip warmth all the way down to 350 (180 C) and proceed to roast till hen reaches 165 F inside. (74 C). Baste often, turning hen for even roasting. As soon as hen reaches 165 F, add 1/4 cup broth to pan.
Proceed to roast till hen is browned. You may put underneath broiler for a couple of minutes to crisp the pores and skin (if utilizing pores and skin).
Take away hen and greens to dish. Put aside. Take the juice and place in a sauce pan. Add remaining wine and simmer till wine is diminished, about 5 minutes. Add in remaining broth, proceed to simmer.
Season with Salt and Pepper.
Pour again over hen. Squeeze a lemon over hen. Serve.
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