Cajun Braised Chicken Thighs
Entrée
Yields1 Serving
 Olive oil, to coat pot
 4 Bone-in chicken thighs
 1 Red bell pepper, chopped
 1 Green bell pepper, chopped
 12 Button mushrooms, quartered
 ½ Onion, medium diced
 3 Celery stalks, peeled and medium diced
 ½ lb Baby carrots
 1 tbsp Paprika
 1 tbsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
 3 ½ cups Chicken stock
 Salt, to taste
 Pepper, to taste
1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2

Using a Dutch oven, add enough olive oil to coat bottom of pot and turn heat to high. Heat oil until it just starts to smoke.

3

Place chicken thighs in the pan and sear on high heat for 4 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a
separate plate.

4

Add all of the vegetables and cook for 7 minutes,
stirring occasionally.

5

Add the chicken thighs back to the Dutch oven. Add the paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.

6

Transfer the pot to the preheated oven. Cook for 35
minutes. Take the dish out of the oven and serve.

Ingredients

 Olive oil, to coat pot
 4 Bone-in chicken thighs
 1 Red bell pepper, chopped
 1 Green bell pepper, chopped
 12 Button mushrooms, quartered
 ½ Onion, medium diced
 3 Celery stalks, peeled and medium diced
 ½ lb Baby carrots
 1 tbsp Paprika
 1 tbsp Garlic powder
 1 tsp Cayenne pepper
 3 ½ cups Chicken stock
 Salt, to taste
 Pepper, to taste

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2

Using a Dutch oven, add enough olive oil to coat bottom of pot and turn heat to high. Heat oil until it just starts to smoke.

3

Place chicken thighs in the pan and sear on high heat for 4 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a
separate plate.

4

Add all of the vegetables and cook for 7 minutes,
stirring occasionally.

5

Add the chicken thighs back to the Dutch oven. Add the paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.

6

Transfer the pot to the preheated oven. Cook for 35
minutes. Take the dish out of the oven and serve.

Cajun Braised Chicken Thighs

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