Every weekend like clockwork, I find myself craving this new meal. My weekend feels incomplete if I don’t have it at least once. Usually for lunch to break the fast.
With an abundance of tomatoes from my CSA share – more than even my tomato-loving-self can eat – so I slow roasted them and pureed them into a tomato sauce, and jarred them to eat over the next several weeks.
So on to my favorite meal. I think I save it for weekends because I’m not the best at preparing dark meat chicken (so I won’t even both explaining that). Anyone have any tips? I never let it bake long enough and end up cooking the rest in the pan. And it’s super messy! Not fun. But totally delicious and worth a little extra effort once or twice a week.
Since dark meat chicken is more oily and fatty than chicken breast, when I cooked it and it releases some of that oil, I’ll throw some onions in the oil in the pan and let them cook along with it on the stove. Towards the end of this, I’ll boil 1-2 servings of broccoli, my absolutely favorite vegetable.
Assemble on a plate or toss altogether in a bowl.
I prefer separately on a plate. Topped or served on the side with my homemade marinara sauce and an assortment of Italian herbs for extra flavor.
Delicious and filling!
Do you have a favorite weekend meal? Can anyone school me on cooking and preparing dark meat chicken? Please?