Turmeric Chicken is a tasty one pot recipe that is easy and fast to make. Boneless chicken thighs are seared and simmered in a creamy wine sauce with turmeric.
Turmeric is a root related to ginger that helps to boost the immune system. It has a powerful anti inflammatory effect and is a strong antioxidant.
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- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1½ pounds boneless chicken thighs
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ black pepper
- 1 large shallot, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- ½ cup white wine
- ½ cup chicken broth
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1½ teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
Heat the olive oil over medium low heat in a large skillet.
Sprinkle the salt and pepper evenly over both sides of the chicken thighs. Add them to the pan with the smooth side down. Cook for 4-5 minutes until golden brown.
Turn the chicken thighs over and cook for an additional 3 minutes. Remove the thighs to a plate.
Add the shallots and garlic to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring until slightly softened.
Add the wine to the pan. Using a spoon, scrape the bottom of the pan to get up the brown bits.
Add the chicken broth, cream and turmeric to the pan. Stir in well.
Let the mixture come to a simmer.
Add the chicken thighs back into the pan. Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes.
Remove the cover and cook for 2-3 additional minutes, stirring until the sauce thickens.