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Herbs de Provence Chicken Thighs



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    4-5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    2 pounds chicken thighs (or a combination of thighs and legs)
    1 tablespoon sea salt
    1 teaspoon sea salt
    3 teaspoons herbs de provence
    2-3 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    1 teaspoon arrowroot powder
    3/4 cup chicken broth or white wine
    1 lemon sliced

    Preheat oven to 425°F.
    On a large platter drizzle chicken with about 2 tablespoons olive oil. Season with salt, pepper then evenly and generously coat each piece of chicken with herbs de provence.
    Heat your cast iron pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium high heat. Once the oil is hot add chicken skin side up and let cook for 3 minutes. You may need to do this in batches.
    Place cast iron pan in the oven (uncovered) and roast for 30 minutes.
    Meanwhile line a roasting pan with foil and add sweet potatoes; drizzle with olive oil then season with salt and pepper; roast for 30 minutes.
    Take chicken out of the oven; remove from pan and tent on a platter with foil. Remove some of the fat from the pan and heat over medium heat. Add in butter and arrowroot powder; continue to stir with a wooden spoon until butter is melted. Add in chicken broth. Once it comes to a simmer lower temperature and add chicken back in the pan and add in lemon slices. Let simmer for 3 minutes then ready to serve.