Sunday, June 5, 2011

Mushroom and Herb-Stuffed Chicken Thighs

6 bone-in, skin on chicken thighs ($1.65)
salt and pepper ($.05)
1 T. butter ($.10)
8 oz. white button mushrooms, sliced very thin ($.99)
3 cloves garlic, crushed ($.11)
1/2 tsp. smoked paprika ($.05)
2 T. basil ($.10)
1 T. parsley ($.05)

Over medium-low heat, melt butter, and add mushrooms (season with salt and pepper)and saute until tender (6-9 minutes).

Remove from heat and cool 5 minutes. Combine mushrooms with garlic, parsley, paprika, and basil.

Loosen skin from chicken, stuff 2-3 T. mushroom mixture under skin of thigh, season skin with salt and pepper.

Roast at 350 for 40-45 minutes, until internal temp reaches 165.

Serve with parmesan mashed potatoes and green salad.

Yields = 6 servings
Cost: $3.10
Cost per serving: $.52


  1. I saw something like this on the Food Network, but this seems like a less pricey way to go with it. Thanks, I've been looking for a way to do this recipe.

  2. Glad you found this recipe - I got the idea from Food Network, just wanted to make it cheaper and easier.