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skillet chicken with carrots and potatoes

Easy Skillet Chicken With Carrots And Potatoes Recipe

  • Author: Katheryn Treutel
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: i hr. 15 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hr 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 - 6 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free


The skillet chicken with carrots and potatoes is an easy midweek meal that will soon become part of your family dinner rotation!


  • 1 tablespoon tapioca or corn starch
  • 1 ⅔ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons butter or ghee
  • 1 ½ pounds bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, fat trimmed
  • 1 ½ tablespoon fresh thyme, minced
  • Sweet paprika
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 pound red-skinned potatoes, about 2 inches in diameter, and quartered
  • 8 carrots, halved lengthwise and cut into 1 ½-inch piece


  1. Lightly season the chicken with salt and pepper and generously with paprika.
  2. In a heavy big frypan over medium-high heat, warm butter. Then add the chicken and cook till brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
  3. Add onion to the frying pan and gently stir. Add the carrots and potato quarters.
  4. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and sauté till vegetables are starting to turn brown, about 5 minutes.
  5. Now add starch and stir to coat. Slowly mix in the broth. Give a boil, make sure to stir often. Return the chicken to the pan and give a boil.
  6. Cover the pan, lower the heat to medium-low, and simmer up until the chicken and vegetables are prepared through, turning the chicken over and stirring sometimes, do this for about 25 minutes.
  7. Mix in the thyme. Add spices to taste.
  8. Divide the chicken and vegetables amongst 4 warmed plates and serve immediately.
  • Category: Dinner


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 427 Kcal
  • Sugar: 15.5 g
  • Sodium: 1188.6 mg
  • Fat: 18.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.5 g
  • Fiber: 10.4 g
  • Protein: 17.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 86.2 mg

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