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Lemon Chicken Thighs: the recipe for a simple and appetizing dish

Total time: 40 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 2 people
By Cookist
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Ingredients
Chicken thighs
400 grams
Lemon
1
White wine
as much as needed
Extra virgin olive oil
as much as needed
Flour type 00
as much as needed
salt and pepper to taste

Lemon chicken thighs are a very appetizing main course that will win over young and adults. The chicken thighs are first floured and then cooked in a pan with lemon juice and white wine: the flour, mixed with the cooking liquid, will create a delicious sauce with which to sprinkle the meat, for a creamy and tasty result. This dish can be prepared in a short time and it is very easy. It's the perfect recipe to serve for a last-minute lunch or dinner with a simple seasonal side dish. So let’s find out how to prepare lemon chicken thighs by following our recipe step by step.

How to make Lemon Chicken Thighs

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Flour the chicken thighs (1).

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Heat a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil in a pan, arrange the chicken thighs and brown them on both sides (2).

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Pour in the lemon juice, diluted with a drop of white wine, cover with a lid and cook for about 15 minutes (3).

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Turn the thighs on the other side and finish cooking for 5 more minutes, until the cooking juices will be well reduced (4). Season with salt and pepper.

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Transfer the chicken thighs to serving plates, sprinkle them with their sauce and serve it hot with a side such as sweet and sour peppers (5).

How to store Lemon Chicken Thighs

Lemon chicken thighs can be stored in the refrigerator for a maximum of 1-2 days, inside a special airtight container. heat them in a pan or in a microwave oven before eating. The chicken thighs can be also frozen and then defrosted when necessary.

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