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Skinny Thighs

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“An easy, succulent way to prepare chicken thighs and rosemary (or any favorite herb). The thighs are compressed while cooking, making them very tender and flavorful. I use a springform pan with a large, foil-wrapped rock or brick inside to "skinny" the thighs. Recipe is easily multiplied.”
4 chicken thighs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium high heat; add rosemary; salt and pepper chicken thighs and saute, skin side down, until one side only is golden brown, about 4-5 minutes.
  3. Transfer thighs, skin side up, to a baking pan; place in oven and bake thighs for 20 minutes; remove from oven and transfer thighs and juices back to nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Place another very heavy skillet atop the thighs, compressing them in the nonstick skillet; any flat-bottomed pan with a weight inside will work for this step.
  5. Continue to saute until thighs are cooked through, 15-20 minutes, depending on size of thighs; remove thighs from skillet; add wine and deglaze pan; pour sauce over chicken and serve.

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