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Bone-In, Southern Cooking, Stove Top

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 […]

Boneless, Stove Top

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  – […]

Bone-In, Mexican

Pollo a la Veracruzana

Thanks for visiting The Chicken Thigh Guy. Check out my other project, The Weekly Menu too! Pollo a la Veracruzana – Chicken Veracruz. You may have seen this combination of tomatoes, peppers, onion, olives and capers on menus – though it’s more common as a sauce for fish, it’s a […]

Boneless, Dinner, Fried Chicken, Snacks

Chicken Thigh Nuggets

Welcome to The Chicken Thigh Guy.While you’re here, check out my other project – The Weekly Menu. Anyone who says they don’t love chicken nuggets is probably lying. You can find vegetarian nuggets, nuggets tossed in sauce, nuggets on sandwiches, and any big sporting event there’s probably a tray of […]

Boneless, Chinese, Stove Top

Chicken Thigh Mapo Tofu

Welcome to The Chicken Thigh Guy. While you’re here, check out my other project – The Weekly Menu. I’ve been experimenting a lot with using chicken thighs in dishes that traditionally call for pork or other red meats. The texture and flavor of the thigh meat works perfectly for a […]

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Something Different

You know, as much as I like cooking chicken thighs – and I obviously like cooking chicken thighs – it’s also not the only thing I like to cook. So, looking to do a little more in the kitchen, I’ve started another food related project – a newsletter written by […]

Boneless, Dinner, Soup, Stew, Stove Top

Chicken and Noodles

My friends from certain parts of Pennsylvania would call this “Chicken and Dumplings” but to me, and to most everyone I grew up with that’s a different dish altogether. This is chicken and noodles. It’s thicker than chicken noodle soup, and a staple of festivals, carnivals, town picnics, and state […]