Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Forget Wing Wednesday... I'm going for Thigh Thursday!



Chicken thighs are probably my favourite piece of chicken to cook with, if I'm not cooking a whole chicken. Bone in, skin optional. Chicken thighs, in my opinion, do not fall into that boring, bland, "I don't know what else to cook, so I'll cook chicken" category.


I used Donal Skehan's sticky mustard drumsticks as the base for dinner tonight.


As I write this, the house is filling with a sweet and spicy aroma of marmalade and mustard... my mouth is watering. My mom made a lovely marmalade for each of us for Christmas this year, so I used that in this recipe. (Maybe she'll let me add that recipe to these pages...)




Thoughts for next time:
- I think I would marinate the chicken in advance. The chicken was good but I definitely think that some extra chill time with the mustard and marmalade couldn't hurt.
- I may try a batch with the skin on... though I don't think that anything was lacking in its lack.


I can't wait to try these tomorrow... cold with a salad.

2 thought(s):

susie said...

and this...

kath said...

Whipped this together last minute for dinner tonight. No marmalade or white wine vinegar, so used honey and red wine vinegar (a bit less) instead.

SO easy and yummy!

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