You typically won’t catch me eating bone-in chicken.
Ok, maybe sometimes I want some hot wings (complete with a Heineken), but for the most part, it grosses me out. I have learned over time that bone-in chicken is so flavorful and tender, that sometimes it’s so worth it to use them, especially for shredding.
This was one of those times when I didn’t have a dinner plan, it was late in the afternoon and I went digging to find something to throw together.
It’s basically chicken thighs and Italian dressing.
Oh, and I made a roux.
It’s amazing to me how it’s the simple ideas that come together make such a delicious, rich tasting dish. And 9 times out of 10 I’m not even trying to do anything special – I’m just throwing shit together.
Sometimes I feel like I spend so much time trying to make or recreate elaborate and amazing thought up ideas (or ones I’ve made that need a redo), that I lose sight of easy, delicious things we can easily put together.
There’s one that comes to mind immediately that my mother made on a regular basis when I was growing up. She could pour a combination of sour cream, cream of chicken and cream of mushroom soups over chicken breasts (bone-in), and bake it until slightly brown on top. It’s real comfort food.
How simple is that? I’ve not posted it, but it’s on the list to do eventually.
Here’s your printable-