Mediterranean Braised Chicken

Yield: 6-8 servings

6-8 ea skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs

1/2 cup onion, small diced

2 ea garlic cloves, minced

1/3 cup chopped herbs (parsley, oregano, thyme) 1/3 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup olives

2 ea lemons, one juiced, one sliced 2 cups chicken stock

Kosher salt to taste Black pepper to taste


In a wide, shallow skillet, sear off chicken thighs (skin side down) with olive oil until brown then remove from pan and set aside. Add a bit more oil, then the onions and cook until translucent. Once translucent add garlic and cook until aroma releases before adding half the herbs. Add wine and continue to cook until the wine has reduced halfway. Then add lemon juice and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper. Add the olives and then place chicken thighs (skin side up) back into sauce. Arrange sliced lemons on top of the chicken. Put lid on saucepan and cook on low-med heat until chicken is fully cooked through, approx. 30mins. Remove lid, and allow liquid to reduce to desired consistency. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary.

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