Crispy Chicken Thighs With Cauliflower And Cilantro Recipe

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower and Cilantro is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken thighs with roasted cauliflower and fresh cilantro. The chicken thighs are seasoned with a blend of spices and then pan-fried until crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside. The roasted cauliflower adds a nutty flavor and a satisfying crunch, while the cilantro adds a refreshing and herbaceous note. This dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

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Ingredients for Crispy Chicken Thighs With Cauliflower And Cilantro Recipe

  • 1 Chicken Thighs
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Small Head Of Cauliflower, Cut Into Florets
  • as needed Fresh Cilantro Leaves, For Garnish

Directions: Crispy Chicken Thighs With Cauliflower And Cilantro Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  • STEP 2.Season the chicken thighs with salt, pepper, paprika, and garlic powder.
  • STEP 3.Heat a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
  • STEP 4.Place the chicken thighs skin-side down in the skillet and cook for 5-6 minutes until the skin is crispy and golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Flip the chicken thighs and transfer the skillet to the preheated oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  • STEP 6.While the chicken is baking, toss the cauliflower florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread them out on a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 20-25 minutes until golden brown and tender.
  • STEP 7.Remove the chicken thighs from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 8.Serve the crispy chicken thighs with the roasted cauliflower and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to pat the chicken thighs dry with paper towels before seasoning them. This will help them get crispy.
  • If you don't have an oven-safe skillet, you can transfer the chicken thighs to a baking dish before placing them in the oven.
  • Feel free to add other spices or herbs to the chicken thighs for additional flavor, such as cumin, thyme, or rosemary.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken thighs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the chicken thighs in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 10-15 minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the crispy chicken thighs with cauliflower and cilantro as a main dish, accompanied by a side of rice or roasted potatoes.
Nutrition
value
609
calories per serving
44 g Fat53 g Protein1 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    44g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Carbs
    1g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    1g
  • Protein
    53g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    44g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    87mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    714mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    16mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    47mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    18mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    84mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    552mg
  • Selenium
    53mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp