Roasted Chicken and Sausages
Papa Joe’s Culinary Challenge January 30, 2012
Roasted Chicken and Sausages with Balsamic Drizzle
6 – bone-in chicken thighs w/legs
2- lbs sausages of choice
3 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
6- sprigs fresh rosemary, 3 finely chopped
8- sprigs fresh thyme, 4 finely chopped
16 –baby potatoes (Yukon gold)
5 – small red onions (quartered through root end) or shallots
1 lb. bunch of black grapes (snipped into small clusters)
Salt and Pepper
Balsamic drizzle to garnish
Yields: serves 6
Procedure: Preheat oven to 425*F
In a large shallow roasting pan, dress chicken and sausage w/ about 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with chopped rosemary,thyme, salt and pepper.
Toss potatoes, red onions and grapes w/ remaining olive oil salt and pepper add to pan along with the bundled rosemary and thyme sprigs and again toss these in the pan.Roast 45-50 min. until meat juices run clear and skin of chicken and sausage are crispy.
To plate and serve, arrange meat , sausage, potatoes, onions and grapes on dinner plates and garnish with pan juices and finish with drizzle of balsamic.