Author: Drew

Booster Booth Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

I think of them as booster booth sandwiches. This sandwich featured at the concession booth of pretty much ever high school track meet, football game, and soccer tournament I ever went too.  Ladled out of a crock pot, sometimes wrapped in thin foil so it all steamed together, they were […]

The Not-a-Rib Chicken Thigh Sandwich

Dear readers, I am happy to announce that after years of dedicated research, hours of development, and a few minutes of emotionally intensive food processor time, I’m finally ready to reveal my masterpiece.   Ladies, gentleman, and all the rest of you, I give you The Not-a-Rib Chicken Thigh Sandwich. It’s […]

Chicken Thigh Enchiladas

If you’re a frequent reader, you already know this, but I ate a lot of Mexican food when I was a kid.  I mean a lot. This was sort of weird in Ohio in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s, but my Dad grew up in the Sonoran Desert of […]

Chicken Thigh Parmesan

If you enjoy The Chicken Thigh Guy, check out my other food project: The Weekly Menu. Chicken Parm probably isn’t Italian. It’s Italian American. More accurately, it’s East Coast Red Checkered Table Cloth raffia wrapped wine bottle Italian American classic, and it’s delicious. While the dish is often made with […]

Curried Coconut Chicken Thighs

This is a curry without a country. It’s not an authentic representation of any cuisine. It utilzes flavors found in a number of traditions. It’s simple, and delicious. This coconut based simmered chicken dish is also fast, can be made mild or spicy, and takes only minutes to prepare.  Unlike […]

Chipotle Chicken Chopped Salad

This trainwreck of a chopped salad is one of our household favorites, a dish that makes it to the table, or the couch in front of the TV, several times a month.  It’s fast, it’s delicious, and it’s filling.  This isn’t a light salad. It’s a salad that makes you […]

Eastern Carolina Style Pulled Chicken

North Carolinians will tell you that this isn’t a thing, and they’re right. Barbecue in that part of the Tar Heel state isn’t made with chicken. They may even tell you that there’s no such thing as barbecue chicken- that chicken isn’t barbecue and that barbecue can only be one […]

Pickle Brined Chicken Bites

Pickled and fried chicken are a natural pairing, but they usually arrive on the side, after the chicken is cooked – not as a key ingredient in their preparation. I had heard of pickle-brined chicken, but the first time I actually tasted it was a few years ago at the […]

Stroganoff Style Mushroom Chicken

Hi. While you’re here, check out my other food project – The Weekly Menu. Stroganoff might be one of those dishes you associate with a steam table, or 1950’s convenience  foods – but I love the stuff.  To be honest, I like almost any dish loaded with sour cream.  Chili?  […]

Easy Chicken Teriyaki

Real Teriyaki  is amazing.  High quality meats or seafood slowly  grilled over impossibly high quality charcoal, caringly tended and basted with an almost magical sauce made from simple ingredients.  It’s a way to really make the quality of the produce and technique show though. This isn’t authentic Japanese Teriyaki  – […]