Thursday, May 24, 2012

Spanish Chicken and Potato Roast

If you are looking for healthy and yummy dinner... Recipe Courtesy: Food Network... 

  • 1 1/2 pounds potatoes cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed and coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs (5 to 6 thighs)
  • 2 tsp paprika or 1 tsp red chili pd
  • 1/2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • 4 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 lemons (1 juiced, 1 cut into wedges)
  • 2 large or 3 medium red onions, halved and thinly sliced

Position a rack in the upper third of the oven. Place a large baking dish on the rack and preheat to 500 F/ 260 C

Put the potatoes, garlic, oil, 1 tablespoon water and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large microwave-safe baking dish and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap, pierce the plastic in a few places with a knife and microwave 8 minutes to partially cook.

Or all these things in a pot simmer and cover cook till partially done 8 - 12 minutes

Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry and transfer to a bowl. 

Sprinkle with the paprika, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Add 2 tablespoons parsley and the lemon juice; toss to coat. Set aside.

Remove the hot baking dish from the oven; carefully add the potatoes and spread in an even layer. Scatter the onions on top. Roast until the potatoes start to brown, about 12 minutes.

Flip the potatoes and lay the chicken pieces on top, adding any accumulated juices from the bowl; return to the oven and roast until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is cooked through, about 12 more minutes.

Remove from the oven and top with the remaining 2 tablespoons parsley. Serve with the lemon wedges and have it wit garlic bread

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