DINNER TIME! Herb Crusted Pan Fried Chicken
I've got some time on my hands today, let me cook some dinner for the family. This week, we've had burgers, pasta, and sushi. Haven't had any chicken in a bit, let me see what I can throw together.
We buy big packs of chicken thighs from Costco and keep them in the freezer. They come in perforated pouches, you can just tear one off, thaw it out, and leave the rest frozen for next time.
I've thawed out my pouch, and now I'm ready to go...
3 - Chicken thighs (we like to leave the skin on )
1 tsp - salt
1 tsp - pepper
1 tsp - herb pepper
1/2 tsp - marjoram
1/2 tsp - mustard powder
Heat up some oil in a skillet. I'm using some lard plus some leftover bacon fat from breakfast. Heat it on high for about 4 minutes until very hot.
Sprinkle salt, pepper, herb pepper, marjoran, and mustard powder on each side of chicken. Sprinkle just a light dusting of flour on each side, too.
Turn heat down just a tiny bit. If you have a spatter guard, have it handy.
Cook chicken on almost high heat, 3 minute per side.
Turn heat down to medium-low and cook for another 8 minutes per side.
We're serving ours with some hand-mashed potatoes and roasted asparagus.
It's very delicious but my wife is saying "next time, roast it, moron," because even with the spatter guard, there is a bit of cleanup to do.
Stop by the Musick Channel Garage Sale to pick up some treasures from our stash of over thirty years of collecting, like these great Liberty Falls collectibles which would look great under your Christmas tree.
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