I am a big fan of chicken thighs since they are of low cost, flavour packed and easy to make. It is a good weekend meal. Daily we are asking ourselves what to cook today? Here making this simpler to you by sharing one of the best skinless chicken thigh recipes which are very simple to make, tasty and inexpensive. It is a Greek-inspired recipe in which we are using greek yogurt, garlic and Kalamata olives.
If you like an oven roasted chicken, you never want to neglect this amazing greek recipe. The taste is mouth-watering, and after one bite, you will want more. The fantastic part of this recipe is this that chicken is cooked on a cast iron Skillet right on the stovetop while it gives a taste of an oven roasted chicken thighs.
What is the difference between other chicken pieces and chicken thighs?
There is very little difference between chicken thighs and other Cuts of chicken. Chicken thighs are dark meat, have more flavour, tender, juicer, and having a variety of recipes while other Cuts of chicken are white meat, a bit dry and suitable for the diet.
How long should chicken thighs cook on the stove top?
A born-in chicken takes much time then and a boneless chicken. So it requires more time. It is a good practice to use a thermometer to measure the temperature of chicken thighs. Chicken is supposed to be done when it reaches a temperature of 165 degrees. If you are cooking the first time, don’t worry, it’s not hard to cook chicken.
What more you can serve with greek chicken thighs?
The best thing about Greek chicken is that it can be served with tons of dishes, and there are many options to choose from. A well-prepared salad, rice or vegetables are the best options to help with this recipe.
Should chicken thighs marinate overnight for this green chicken recipe?
No, there is no such deal in this recipe. There is no preparation overnight. As soon as chicken thighs are thawed and ready for cooking, you can make them with ease.
But If you want to marinate it with other types of skinless chicken thigh recipes blendings, then it may need to marinate overnight.
Can I use coconut oil rather than olive oil in greek chicken thighs?
If you want to change olive oil from coconut oil according to your taste, you can do this, but since coconut oil has sweeter normally, maybe it changes the taste little bit of Greek chicken recipe.
Are you ready to learn more about how you can prepare greek chicken?
Here are the instructions step-by-step,
Add olive oil to skillet and let it be hot.
When cast iron Skillet is hot place chicken thighs and cooks it.
Sprinkle little salt and pepper then for each side wait 5 to 6 minutes before flipping.
Before deciding that chicken is done, check the temperature on the thermometer that should be on 165 degrees.
After checking the temperature, remove them from Skillet. And put them in foil to keep them warm.
In the same skillet add some lemon juice and olive oil. Mix them well and cook it for about one minute. This is the way you can make your chicken that is to die for.
Next, add greek yogurt, olives and oregano.
After adding mix them all until smooth.
You will get a creamy look and notice that sauce becomes a little thicker.
Now open foil packet and add chicken thighs into the sauce.
Start coating chicken with sauce and make sure chicken is fully covered with this delicious sauce.
Once the coating is done put out chicken thighs and place them on top of salad, veggies or rice and enjoy!
Greek chicken Thighs
|Preparation Time: 10 minutes||Cooking Time: 15 minutes|
|Total Time: 25 minutes||Method: Stove Top|
|Yield: 6 serving||Category: Dinner|
|1 lb. skinless chicken thighs|
|1/3 cup Greek yogurt|
|One lemon juice|
|1 Tbsp. chop garlic|
|1/4 to 1/2 cup kalamata olives|
|1 to 2 Tbsp olive oil|
|1 Tsp oregano|
|salt and pepper according to taste|
- Take a medium sized Skillet, drop olive oil on it. Heat should be medium-high.
- When pan becomes hot, put chicken thighs in it, sprinkle some salt and paper and cook it for 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken becomes Brown.
- Flip chicken and repeat the same process.
- Check the temperature of chicken becomes 165 degrees.
- Remove chicken from pan and cover it with foil.
- In the same pan add chopped garlic and lemon juice, stir it for 1 minute.
- Now add oregano, greek yogurt and olives. Mix them until smooth.
- Again add chicken thighs in Skillet and coat it with sauce.
|Serves six persons|
% Daily Value
|Sodium 684mg 29%|
|Total Fat 12.3g 19%|
|Protein 40.8g 82%|
|Vitamin A 1%|
|Vitamin C 10%|
|Overall Carbohydrate 3g 1%|
|Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
So make this great classic chicken recipe and tell us about your taste experience. Definitely, you are going to say that this is one of the best skinless chicken thigh recipes you ever eat.