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Boneless, italian, Oven Braised Dishes

Chicken Thigh Ragu Bolognese

If you enjoy The Chicken Thigh Guy, be sure to check out my other food related project: The Weekly Menu There’s not a whole lot that’s more satisfying than a steaming plate of spaghetti with meat sauce – especially if it’s piled with fresh grated cheese.  This recipe is a […]

Boneless, Fried Chicken

Simple Chicken Karaage

Karaage is shatteringly crisp, simply delicious, snackable fried chicken. And best of all, the crunch holds up. The Japanese bar staple has started to make appearances around the US given that – because of the pandemic – so much of the restaurant business is takeout only. You’ll see it appearing […]

Boneless, Curry

Chicken Thigh Katsu Curry

We’ve covered Katsu on this site before. The almost impossibly crisp Japanese style cutlet is a favorite of mine – both as prepared in the previous post, but even more so as a sandwich.  Oh man, katsu sandos are wonderful. But there’s another common preparation that I left out last […]

Boneless, Mexican

Chicken Thigh Fajitas

Fajitas are the mainstay of every mid-market Mexican joint in America. And they’re not really even Mexican. They’re Tex-Mex, as my father liked to remind us almost every Friday night.  He was a big fan of telling us “there were no Fajitas when I was growing up in southern Arizona!”  […]

Bone-In, Chinese

Soy Sauce Chicken Thighs

Soy sauce chicken is a wonderfully simple dish.  The chicken is slowly poached in a flavorful liquid that leaves the meat tender but toothsome, the slink a glistening brown, and the whole piece infused with the unique richness of the soy, aromatics, and Shaoxing wine. The cooking process is simple […]

Boneless, Mediterranean

Chicken Thigh Gyros

I love gyros. When I lived in San Francisco, there was a Greek place on the corner at the edge of Golden Gate Park. It’s not that it was good or bad, it’s that it was on the edge of the park. I’d find myself walking through the park with […]

Bone-In, Moroccan

Chermoula Marinated Chicken Thighs

Chermoula is a North African paste of herbs, spices, and oil that’s used as a marinade for meats, fish, and poultry. It’s also used as a dipping sauce.   How the sauce is made varies from region to region – and this isn’t a particularly authentic version of any of them. […]