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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. […]

italian

Chicken Thigh Florentine

This dish isn’t’ really Italian. I doubt my Italian readers will recognize it as … well, anything.  I doubt my Italian readers will recognize it as … anything.   This is a Florentine in the American sense – meaning something with spinach or a spinach sauce. It’s a take on an […]

Boneless

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 […]