|Chicken thighs in baking dish, sprinkled with lemon rind|
|Cooked thighs ready to serve|
8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat
2 TBS olive oil
1 TBS fresh lemon juice
rind of one lemon, finely grated
4-6 slices of prosciutto, chopped into 1/4 inch pieces
2 tsp of porketta seasoning, (see below)
or your favorite chicken seasoning
1/4 cup chopped, pitted kalamata olives (optional)
salt & pepper
Mix the olive oil, and lemon juice in a small bowl. Trim the chicken pieces.
Place them on a shallow baking dish and pour the olive oil/lemon mixture over them. Toss a few times and place the chicken pieces smooth side up. Sprinkle with the seasoning and prosciutto pieces. Top with the fresh lemon rind.
Bake at 375F for about 8 - 12 minutes till just done. Do not over cook. Let sit 5 minutes before serving. Serve with potatoes and green beans/carrots. This dish also goes well with a side dish of pasta with tomato sauce.
Porketta Spice Mix:
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3 TBS dill seed
1 TBS fennel seed
1/2 tsp oregano
1 tsp lemon pepper
1/4 tsp onion powder