Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes

Close up. Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes. Gary Lum.

Last night I oven cooked a chicken thigh, tonight I pan-fried a deboned chicken thigh and deboned drumstick.

Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes. Gary Lum.
Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • Chicken thigh and chicken drumstick which is known in Australia as a chicken Maryland
  • Iodised salt flakes
  • Whole black peppercorns
  • Spring onion
  • Parsley
  • Frozen baby green peas
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Butter
  • Cream
  • Chicken stock
  • Sherry

Instructions

  • The night before dry brine the chicken by leaving it uncovered overnight in a refrigerator seasoned with iodised salt
  • Debone the thigh and the drumstick
  • Flatten the meat and lay into a frying pan skin side down
  • Cook for 10 minutes on low heat moving from time to time to stop the skin sticking to the pan
  • Grind the salt and pepper in a mortar with a pestle
  • Season the chicken with the ground salt and pepper
  • Add chopped spring onion and parsley to the frying pan
  • Turn the pieces of chicken over
  • Add a splash of sherry and reduce
  • Add in the cherry tomatoes and peas while the sherry is reducing
  • Add a knob of butter and when the liquid has reduced remove the chicken pieces to rest
  • Pour in some cream and allow it to simmer and reduce
  • When the chicken has rested, slice it with a sharp knife
  • Pour the creamy peas and tomatoes into a bowl
  • Slice the chicken and add the chicken meat to the bowl
  • Eat the meat with chopsticks 🥢 to support Chinese Australians who are feeling oppressed because people are avoiding their business because of ignorance about the biology of communicable diseases
Close up. Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes. Gary Lum.
Close up. Pan-fried chicken thigh with creamy peas and cherry tomatoes.

Author: Gary

I'm a medical practitioner, specialist pathologist in microbiology, and Member of the Order of Australia (2003). I'm for resuscitation, if you find me struggling, please save me. I like to cook food, photograph it and then eat it. I'm also a fan of Star Trek, Stargate, Farscape, and Babylon 5.

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