Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs in Creamy White Wine Sauce

Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs in Creamy White Wine Sauce


Chicken Thighs

Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs in Creamy White Wine Sauce rely on humble ingredients and just a single pan to bring out the most delicious flavors! These baked chicken thighs are juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside. So deliciously tender! And the creamy white wine sauce is silky, smooth & simply addictive. What an easy one skillet chicken recipe!

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 3 lbs chicken thighs bone-in, skin-on
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3-4 thyme sprigs (leaves only)
  • 1 tbsp flour for thickening the sauce
  • Italian seasoning (divided)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ cup white wine
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions :

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken thighs with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning.
  2. Then cook chicken thighs on medium-high skin side down first to brown it for 4-5 minutes. Flip and cook on the next side for about 4 minutes, for a total of 8-10 minutes. Remove chicken from the skillet.
  3. Add 2 tbsp butter, onion and saute until the onion is browned, 3-4 minutes. Add chopped garlic, thyme, and 1 tsp Italian seasoning and cook for another minute.
  4. Next add 1 tbsp flour and cook it in the oil of the pan for only a minute until it’s no longer white. Add the wine slowly to the hot pan, increasing heat from medium-high to high and cook for a few minutes.
  5. Now add chicken stock and heavy cream. Stir to combine and let everything cook until it reduces slightly, about 5 minutes.
  6. Make sure to taste the sauce and add salt and pepper, to taste.
  7. Return chicken thighs back into the pan with sauce.
  8. Put in the oven uncovered and cook at 400 for 35 minutes.
  9. Once time is up, take the pan out of the oven, check if chicken thighs are done. Sprinkle with fresh thyme and serve with roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes or rice.

Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs in Creamy White Wine Sauce

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