EMERIL'S ESSENCE CREOLE SEASONING
2 1/2 Tbsppaprika
2 Tbspgarlic powder
1 Tbspblack pepper
1 Tbsponion powder
1 Tbspcayenne pepper
1 Tbspdried thyme
1 Tbspdried oregano
1-2 Tbspolive oil
How to Make Chicken Thighs
- In a jar with a lid or an bowl, combine the first eight ingrediants. Mix well.(makes about 2/3 cup)
Preheat oven 350 F
- In a small bowl add the olive oil plus 1 Tbs of the ceole seasoning. Mix to form a paste. Brush the olive oil mixture on the skin side of the chicken.
- Heat a cast iron grill pan until it smokes lightly. When hot place the chicken skin down first and cook for about 3-4minutes. Brush more olive oil mixture onto the other side of the chicken. Turn chicken over and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
- Place the cast iron pan into the oven and cook for about 8 minutes of until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.