Mediterranean chicken thighs

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garlic, lemon and olive...delicious

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1/4 cup ghee
1/3 cup sliced Kalamata olives
8 chicken thighs (with bones and skin)
3 cups thinly sliced onion
3 cloves garlic minced fine
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 extra lemons, thickly sliced
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1/2 tsp dried time
salt and pepper to taste


1. Preheat oven to 350, salt and pepper chicken thighs
2. Melt ghee and brown chicken well (about 6 minutes) and set aside
3. Cook onions until soft, about 3 minutes
4. Add garlic and cook for about a minute
5. Add chicken stock, thyme and lemon juice and return chicken to the pan, skin up
6. Bring to simmer and put covered pan in hot oven for about 20 minutes
7. Remove lid, add the halved olives as well as the lemon slices on top and bake another 15-20 minutes uncovered
8. Serve


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