ONE SKILLET CHICKEN THIGHS WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH

ONE SKILLET CHICKEN THIGHS WITH BUTTERNUT SQUASH
 

PREP TIME  15 mins COOK TIME   30 mins TOTAL TIME 45 min

  One skillet chicken thighs with butternut squash. Perfect weeknight meal that's delicious & easy clean up!
Author: Trisha
Serves: 4-6
INGREDIENTS
  • ½ lb of Nitrate Free Bacon
  • 6 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 2-3 cup Butternut Squash (cubed)
  • Extra Oil for Frying (Coconut)
  • Fresh Sage, chopped
  • Salt & Pepper to taste (remember the bacon will be salty so use salt sparingly)
 
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. In a large skillet, over medium heat, fry bacon until crispy.
  3. Set bacon aside & crumble when cooled.
  4. In the same skillet, sauté cubed butternut squash in bacon grease until soft. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Once squash is soft, remove from skillet & place on a plate.
  5. Add coconut oil to your skillet if the bacon grease looks low.
  6. Add chicken thighs, top down in the skillet & cook for 10 minutes.
  7. Lightly season the thighs with salt & pepper.
  8. Flip the thighs over, then add your squash back into the skillet all around the thighs.
  9. Remove the skillet from the stove top & place in your preheated oven.
  10. Bake in oven for 12-15 minutes until chicken is cooked through.
  11. Carefully remove from oven, top with crumbled bacon & fresh sage.
  12. Serve!

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