Saturday, November 9, 2013

Chicken Thighs in Sun-Dried Tomato Cream

Chicken Thighs in Sun-Dried Tomato Cream | Cooking on the Front Burner

Happy Saturday!  Time to enjoy the weekend cuz you deserve it!  And I've got a meal for you that is easy to make and has great flavor.  A couple weeks ago I came across this recipe from UNI HOMEAKER.  I was really drawn to it because it has the DIY Guy's favorite meat - nope not the other white meat but close... chicken thighs.  I quickly pinned it and had time this past week to give it a try.  It did not disappoint!

I did tweak it a bit to what I had on hand and also served it over pasta (that's the Italian in me).  Be sure to stop by to see Uni - not only is this recipe fantastic but she also has other great ones to try!

Chicken Thighs with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream

by Deb Attinella
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Adapted from Uni Homeaker
Yield:  4 servings 
  • 1 pound of boneless skinless chicken thighs, seasoned with S&P
  • 1 tablespoon of oil from the oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 2/3 cup of dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup of oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 6 oz. medium sized pasta, cooked according to directions
1. Cook pasta while preparing chicken.
2. In a large skillet over medium high heat, add oil and chicken to the skillet and cook until brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
3. Remove chicken to a plate; set aside.
4. Add shallots and stir for one minute then add the wine, cream and tomatoes.
5. Bring to boil then add chicken back to skillet; cover. Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer until chicken is just cooked through, an additional 3-4 minutes.
6. Add basil, stirring to combine.
7. Place chicken over pasta and spoon sauce over; sprinkle with additional basil if desired.
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What do you have planned this weekend?  I've been cooking and baking so watch for some tasty treats soon!  Enjoy your weekend!

Chicken Thighs with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Cream | Cooking on the Front Burner #Italian

1 comment:

  1. Deb, this looks great and I love that you served it over pasta, of course! Thanks for you sharing your recipe and pinning! :) Have a great Sunday!


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