Introduction: Kickin' Chicken Thighs and Basmati Rice
In this instructable, I will show you how to make Kickin' Chicken Thighs with Basmati Rice.'
Step 1: Ingredients
For this recipe, you will need:
8 bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
1 1/2 c water
1 tbsp parsley
2 tsp chili powder
1 tbsp butter
1/2 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 c uncooked basmati rice
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
2 tbsp brown sugar
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 garlic cloves
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp salt
Step 2: Let the Cooking Come Mince!
Mince the garlic.
Step 3: In a Medium Saucepan..
On medium-high heat, melt the butter and saute the garlic for about a minute.
Step 4: Bring in Rice
Add the rice and cook for about half a minute while stirring constantly.
Step 5: Still Forgetting About the Chicken for a Minute.
Add the water and 1/4 tsp salt to the rice, stir until combined and cover.
Lower the temperature and simmer for about 12 minutes until the water is absorbed.
Step 6: Grab Almost Everything Else.
All the seasonings except for the parsley and black pepper need to be mixed together now.
Step 7: Now It's Chicken Time!
Place the chicken on a baking tray lined with aluminum foil and sprinkle 1/2 the seasonings over the pieces.
Place in an oven that's had the broiler preheated to high and cook for 6 minutes.
Step 8: Flip the Chicken!
Now, flip all the chicken over and sprinkle the rest of the seasonings over the pieces and cook for an additional 6 minutes or until done.
Step 9: Almost Finished!
Stir the parsley and black pepper in the rice. Place the rice aside until the chicken is finished.
Step 10: Be Careful, It's Hot!
Remove the chicken from the oven, placing the pieces on a plate and letting it rest a few minutes.
Do not discard the juices in the pan.
Step 11: Drizzle...mmm...mmm..
Drizzle some of the juices over the chicken and rice before serving.
Step 12: Enjoy!
Hope you liked this instructable, if you try to make this, let me know what you think in the comments below!