Recipe: Tasty Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash

Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash. Lemon Thyme Chicken Buttered onions are a great addition to the lemon sauce of this easy supper. We are talking about lemony, thyme flavoured chicken breasts that are tossed in a creamy sauce that doesn't have any heavy cream, which makes this meal light, healthy and easy. Squeeze juice from lemon halves over chicken; sprinkle with thyme mixture.

Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash Rub the remaining butter all over the. Place lemon in cavity of chicken. Remove chicken from fridge while you. You can have Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash using 18 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash

  1. You need of Lemon Thyme Chicken.
  2. It’s 6 of chicken thighs.
  3. Prepare 3 cloves of garlic mashed.
  4. It’s 1 tablespoon of lemon zest.
  5. You need 1 of lemon sliced.
  6. You need 2 tbsps of olive oil.
  7. It’s 1 tsp of thyme dried or fresh.
  8. It’s 1/4 tsp of oregano dried.
  9. You need to taste of Salt Pepper and.
  10. Prepare 200 C of Preheat the oven to.
  11. It’s 1 of squash medium to large.
  12. It’s 4 cloves of garlic.
  13. Prepare 1 tsp of thyme.
  14. You need 2 tbsps of unsalted better.
  15. Prepare 3 tbsps of milk.
  16. You need 4 tbsps of cheese mascarpone.
  17. You need to taste of Salt pepper and.
  18. You need of Olive Oil.

Combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper in a large zip-top plastic bag.* Add chicken pieces; seal bag and turn to coat. Lemon Thyme Chicken has a sweet and savory flavor and is made with a few simple ingredients. This is another simple chicken dish, seasoned with fresh lemon juice, garlic, and thyme. Place the chicken in the baking dish along with the lemon wedges and the two sprigs of thyme.

Lemon Thyme Chicken & Mashed Squash instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the thighs, mashed garlic cloves, the zest, a tbsp of olive oil, thyme, oregano, salt and the pepper. Allow it to marinate for 30mins in the fridge.
  2. Pour the left over tbsp of olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet, or if you don't have an oven safe one, a regular skillet is fine :).
  3. Place the thighs skin side down on the pan and allow it to cook for about 5-6mins. Don't flip the chicken before that, the skin will get a nice golden brown.
  4. Flip the chicken over and add the sliced lemon and allow it to cook for another 7-8mins.
  5. If your skillet is oven safe, place it straight in the oven – if not transfer the thighs and everything else into a oven safe dish and allow it to roast for another 20mins.
  6. Two options to cook the squash:.
  7. A) Chop the squash into small cubes, toss together with some olive oil, salt and pepper and then place on a baking tray evenly (don't dump it on the tray!) along with the garlic cloves and roast at 200C. 15mins into the baking, add the thyme and continue baking.
  8. B) Boil the squash and garlic in a pot of boiling water.
  9. Whichever option you go with, once its cooked, mash the squash and the garlic together to your desired consistency. I put it in the food processor for a quick even mash so the two year won't complain that it wasn't smooth.
  10. While its hot, add the butter, milk and mascarpone and season with the salt and pepper and give it all a good stir. If you have boiled the squash, add the thyme along with these ingredients.
  11. If there isn't mascarpone available where you live, use sour cream, it works fine.
  12. When its ready to serve, put some mash on a plate and then the chicken right on top. A salad, some garlic bread will make this complete and will definitely leave everyone extremely satisfied.

Sharing today, lemon, thyme, and spices marinated, juicy oven roasted whole chicken with roasted potatoes that soak in all flavor while chicken cooks in oven. Pat the chicken breasts dry and place them skin side up. Rinse the chicken and pat it dry. In a small bowl, make a compound butter by combining the softened butter, minced thyme, garlic cloves, lemon zest, salt, and. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, thyme and garlic.

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