Sauteed Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Capers
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The chicken’s tender and juicy and the sauce has a great salty-savory thing going on. A nice, easy recipe any time of year.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
all-purpose flour¼ cup(s)
black pepper¼ tsp
uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)1 ¼ pound(s), about 8 thighs
canned chicken broth1 cup(s)
fresh lemon juice2 Tbsp
capers1 ½ Tbsp
uncooked string beans3 cup(s), steamed or roasted
- Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; set over medium-high heat.
- In a small bowl, combine flour with pepper; sprinkle over chicken. Brown chicken in a single layer in prepared skillet until golden on bottom, about 6 minutes; flip and brown on second side, about 4 minutes more. Remove chicken from skillet; set aside. (If necessary, brown chicken in two batches.)
- Pour broth into skillet and scrape up any browned bits with a wooden spoon. Return chicken to skillet, cover and reduce heat to low; simmer until heated through, about 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and capers; heat for 30 seconds. Yields 2 chicken thighs, 3/4 cup string beans and about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce per serving.