(Posted with permission from Jen’s Reviews)

Ingredients For Red Wine-Braised Chicken:


8 pcs of chicken thighs
Table salt
All-purpose flour for breading
2 tbsp. of butter, unsalted
2 tbsp. of olive oil
4 large garlic cloves,peeled and crushed
Freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 cups of Sauvignon Blanc
1 1/2 cups of chicken stock, preferably homemade
Four pieces of lemon zests
4 sprigs of thyme
1 tablespoon of drained capers
1 piece of bay leaf twig
1 cup of red wine


Cooking Directions For Red Wine-Braised Chicken:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Dust the chicken with flour and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Melt the butter and oil together in a large ovenproof skillet.
  4. Fry the chicken with the skin-side down, and let it cook over medium-high heat. Cooked both sides for about 12-14 minutes or until they turn golden brown.
  5. Place the chicken into a large platter, leave about a tablespoon of oil in the skillet.
  6. Place the garlics into the skillet and saute over medium-low heat until it becomes softened, this would usually take about 5 minutes.
  7. Pour in the red wine and let it boil over high heat. Let it boil until about half of the mixture has evaporated.
  8. Combine the lemon zest, the stock, capers, thyme, and bay leaf and boil.
  9. Replace the chicken skin-side up to the pan.
  10. For about 50 minutes, braise the skillet in your oven, do this until the meat becomes tender.
  11. Replace the skillet to your stove and boil for about 5 minutes, or until the sauce has slightly lessened.
  12. Remove unwanted seasoning remains if you want. Serve and enjoy!


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