There is nothing like a one pan meal for a fast and easy dinner. This crispy skin lemon olive oil chicken and potatoes is made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain the worlds leading producer and exporter of olive oil.
As the world leaders in olive oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain has won the most awards for quality and taste. Better quality olive oil makes better tasting food.
Considered by experts and consumers alike to be an essential ingredient in the cuisine of any country and the PREDIMED study of the Mediterranean diet, olive oil contains multiple properties that are beneficial to our health. Consuming 2 spoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil per day helps reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases due to its high content of monounsaturated fats by 30%.
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6 chicken thighs
3 large russet potatoes cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
6-8 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain
4-5 large cloves of garlic peeled and sliced lengthwise in half
4- tablespoons fresh parsley
Salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425 F. Season both side of the chicken with salt and pepper. On the stove top in a large pan on medium high heat, heat 4-5 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain until hot but not smoking. Once the oil is hot place the chicken skin side down into the pan. Brown the chicken 4-5 minutes on each side and transfer to a plate leaving the excess juices in the pan. Add another 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Spain to the pan and add the potatoes, garlic, ¼ cup of lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Cook the potatoes tossing often until they start to tender (about 5 minutes). Transfer the chicken and potato mixture with all the juices onto a baking pan and spread out evenly. Squeeze on the juice of another lemon and season with more salt and pepper. Thinly slice a lemon and tuck the pieces into the mixture throughout. Bake for about 30 minutes until the skin of the chicken is crispy and the potatoes are fully cooked and golden. Remove from oven and top with fresh parsley.