Looking for the perfect mid-week meal? Indulge in a delightful culinary experience with this creamy chicken thighs with crème fraîche and bacon recipe!
This dish combines the rich flavours of tender chicken thighs, creamy crème fraîche, and crispy bacon to create a mouthwatering masterpiece that’s perfect for any occasion.
Chicken thighs with creme fraiche and bacon
- 45ml (3 tbsp) butter
- 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
- 1 crushed garlic clove
- 12 deboned and skinless chicken thighs
- 5 sliced streaky bacon rashers
- 3 sliced leeks
- 125ml (½ cup) crème fraîche
Melt 45ml (3 tbsp) butter and 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil in a frying pan, and sauté 1 crushed garlic clove.
Add 12 deboned and skinless chicken thighs and fry until golden. Cover and cook for a further 10 minutes.
Remove the chicken from the pan and keep warm. In the same pan, gently fry 5 sliced streaky bacon rashers and 3 sliced leeks until crispy. Remove and set aside.
Return the chicken to the pan and add 125ml (½ cup) crème fraîche. Cook for about 1 minute, then add the bacon and leeks.
Cook until heated through, about 1 minute. Serve warm with mashed potatoes.