Chicken Braised with Celery

Dish Description

You will enjoy this easy to prepare, delicious, and healthy treat. The addition of Paleo-friendly broth this makes this a low sodium meal for any time of the day.  SERVES 4

Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

4 bone-in, skin on chicken breasts

1 medium shallot, thinly sliced

12 celery stalks, sliced in half lengthwise and widthwise

4 large carrots, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise and widthwise

1/2 cup Chicken Broth

1/2 cup dry white wine

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit or (200 degrees Celsius).

Heat oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat.  Add chicken and cook, skin side down, for five minutes.  Turn the chicken over and continue cooking for five minutes.  Remove from pan and tent with foil.

Add shallot to pan and cook for one minute.  Add celery and carrots and cook without stirring for two minutes.  Turn pieces to brown evenly and cook for two additional minutes.

Place chicken back in skillet, skin side down.  Pour in broth and wine.  Cook for twenty minutes, turning at halfway point.

Change oven setting to broil and bake chicken for three minutes to brown the skin.  Remove from oven and cool for five minutes.

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