Saturday, July 17, 2010

New recipe

I haven't blogged in awhile, been too busy gardening and other stuff. But I thought I would share this recipe.

I started with this

http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/braised-chicken-thighs

I didn't want to make it with peppers, and otherwise it looked a little too plain. So I substituted about 3/4 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb for the peppers, and also 1 1/2 tsp smoked paprika for the paprika. I used Castellano olives, which are brined green olives that are very fruity. I cut them off the pits and chopped them coarsely. For tomatoes, I always use these because they have no added salt and are very ripe and good quality. I also added a bit more water because I was using about 3 1/2 lbs of chicken. I thickened the sauce at the end with a little cornstarch in water and served it on a bed of whole-wheat pasta topped with braised chard. It was delicious.

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5 Comments:

Anonymous SKY said...

Nom, Tlaz. Bet this is good over rice, as well.

3:36 PM, July 17, 2010  
Anonymous Vapir said...

sounds yum.

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Anonymous Volcano said...

Looks great

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