roasted chicken thighs with herb & almond pesto

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By barbara lentz
from beulah, MI

Very juicy and flavorful chicken

serves 2-4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Roast

Ingredients For roasted chicken thighs with herb & almond pesto

  • 4 lg
    bone in chicken thigns
  • 2 tsp
    salt
  • 4
    scallions chopped
  • 1 c
    each basil, parsley and cilantro
  • 3 clove
    garlic
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil

How To Make roasted chicken thighs with herb & almond pesto

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Place the chicken thighs on a sprayed baking sheet.
  • 2
    Add the salt, scallions, herbs, almonds, garlic, and lemon juice in a food processor.
  • 3
    Process while drizzling the olive oil in until thickened.
  • 4
    Loosen the skin and rub the pesto under the skin and all over the chicken Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes until juices run clear.

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