Basque Chicken
Basque Chicken
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  • 1 chicken, about 3 lbs (1.4 kg), cut into 8 pieces
  • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) olive oil
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch (1-cm) strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch (1-cm) strips
  • 1 onion, cut into thin wedges
    • 1/4 lb (115 g) Bayonne ham, about 1/4-inch (1/2-cm) thick, cut into strips or
    • Prosciutto
  • Preparation
  • With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  • In a large ovenproof skillet, brown the chicken in the oil. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside on a plate.
  • In the same skillet, sauté the peppers, onion, Bayonne ham, garlic and thyme over high heat, about 5 minutes. Add oil, if needed. Add the Espelette pepper and cook for about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and reduce for 4 to 5 minutes or until it thickens. Place the chicken pieces, skin side up, in the sauce.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked throughout. Remove the thyme sprigs. Adjust the seasoning. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • Serve with plain or saffron rice.
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