Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce

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Got some chicken thighs to use up, but not sure how to go about it? Or perhaps you’re finally ready to get off the low-fat chicken breast train and commit to using the best part of the chicken. (I’m biased, I know.) Here’s an easy roasted chicken thigh dinner that features minimal prep but maximum flavor.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce

The creamy red pepper sauce turns this recipe into a restaurant quality dish, punctuated by goat cheese and fresh parsley. You’ll want to add this recipe to your regular dinner rotations.

Yields 4 servings of Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce

The Preparation

Chicken Thighs

  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

  • 4 ounces roasted red peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream

The Execution

1. Preheat your oven to 350F. At the same time, preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
2. Season the thighs with salt and pepper.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
3. Add the coconut oil to the preheated skillet. Once the oil has melted, place the chicken thighs into the skillet. Sear for 5 minutes on each side or until the chicken is browned.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
4. Puree the roasted red peppers, garlic, and olive oil in a blender. Pour the heavy cream into the blended peppers, then blend until thoroughly mixed.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
5. Remove the skillet from the stove, then pour the sauce over the top of the thighs. Flip them over to ensure that both sides are coated.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
6. Crumble the goat cheese over the top of the sauced chicken. Transfer the skillet to the oven then bake for 10-15 minutes.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce
7. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce

This makes a total of 4 servings of Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce. Each serving comes out to be 562.9 Calories, 40.9g Fats, 2.88g Net Carbs, and 47.75g Protein.

Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper SauceCaloriesFats(g)Carbs(g)Fiber(g)Net Carbs(g)Protein(g)
1.5 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs111653000165
1 tablespoon coconut oil121130000
4 ounces goat cheese2992400021
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley2.70.10.50.30.20.2
4 ounces roasted red peppers603.57.41.36.11
2 cloves garlic8.9020.11.90.4
2 tablespoons olive oil239270000
½ cup heavy cream405433.303.33.4
Totals2251.6163.613.21.711.5191
Per Serving(/4)562.940.93.30.432.8847.75
Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce

This makes a total of 4 servings of Roasted Chicken Thighs in Red Pepper Sauce. Each serving comes out to be 562.9 Calories, 40.9g Fats, 2.88g Net Carbs, and 47.75g Protein.

The Preparation

    Chicken Thighs
  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless, chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • 4 ounces roasted red peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream

The Execution

  1. Preheat your oven to 350F. At the same time, preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season the thighs with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the coconut oil to the preheated skillet. Once the oil has melted, place the chicken thighs into the skillet. Sear for 5 minutes on each side or until the chicken is browned.
  4. Puree the roasted red peppers, garlic, and olive oil in a blender. Pour the heavy cream into the blended peppers, then blend until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Remove the skillet from the stove, then pour the sauce over the top of the thighs. Flip them over to ensure that both sides are coated.
  6. Crumble the goat cheese over the top of the sauced chicken. Transfer the skillet to the oven then bake for 10-15 minutes.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
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