Smoky Chicken Thighs bathed in Minerva Smoked Butter on top of Smoky Noodles and Greens. Ready in under 30 minutes!
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On to the RECIPE! Smoky Chicken Thighs.
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 4 tablespoons, Minerva Smoked Butter
- 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
- 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
- 1 tablespoon chopped basil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Season thighs with paprika, salt and pepper.
- Brown chicken over medium-high heat in smoked butter.
- Reduce heat add wine and basil. Cover and simmer until thoroughly cooked.
For smoke flavored noodles, add Minerva Smoked Butter, arugula, parsley to cooked noodles. I blanch the arugula during the last minute of cooking time for the noodles. add a pinch of smoked paprika if desired.
I was given a sample of Minerva Smoked Butter and product contribution for review and a giveaway. I received no further compensation. All opinions are my own.