One-Pan Lemon-Braised Chicken Thighs with Chickpeas and Fennel

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Appears in Cook's Country April/May 2016

Most braised dishes build flavor through long cooking in a covered vessel. We wanted to get to the flavor faster.

SERVES4

TIME1½ hours

One-Pan Lemon-Braised Chicken Thighs with Chickpeas and Fennel

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For this quick-cooking braise, we first browned meaty bone-in chicken thighs to build a base of flavor. Next, we layered in aromatics like sweet fennel, garlic, lemon zest, and citrusy coriander to keep the flavor bright and complex. Chickp...

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