Diva Tasting: Cast Iron Honey Sirircha…

CAST IRON Honey Sriracha



8 Large Chicken Thighs With Skin


2 Tablespoons Ground Black Pepper, Divided

3 Tablespoon Garlic Powder

1 Tablespoon Paprika

1 Tablespoon Ground Cumin

4 Teaspoons Kosher Salt, Divided

6 Tablespoons Peanut Oil


8 Tablespoons Butter

Cup Honey

3 Tablespoons Sriracha Sauce

4 Tablespoon Soy Sauce

5 Teaspoons Lime Juice


4 Potatoes, Chopped

2 Carrots, Chopped

1 Large Yellow Onion, Chopped

1 Parsnip, Chopped

1 Head Garlic, Peeled

1 Cup Red Wine


Step 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Step 2 Pat chicken dry. Combine 1 tablespoon black pepper, garlic powder, paprika, cumin, and 1 teaspoon salt in a bowl. Rub the mixture on the chicken.

Step 3 Heat a cast iron skillet over high heat. Add peanut oil to the hot skillet and watch it carefully; when oil smokes, add chicken, skin-side down. Cook until browned, about 4 minutes each side. Transfer chicken to a plate; reserve drippings in the skillet.

Step 4Melt butter in a small saucepan. Add honey, sriracha sauce, soy sauce, and lime juice. Add remaining black pepper and salt. Bring sauce to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes.

Step 5 Return skillet with drippings to medium-high heat. Add potatoes, carrots, onion, parsnip, and garlic. Cook and stir until browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Add chicken on top of the vegetables, skin-side up. Coat with about a third of the sauce.

Step 6 Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Add wine to the skillet and coat chicken with another third of the sauce. Cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the meat near the bone reads 165 degrees F (74 degrees C) and vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Coat chicken with remaining sauce before serving. Serves 4


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