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Seasoned Skillet Chicken

Servings 5


  • Ziploc bag - Large freezer bag
  • Non-stick skillet or pan



  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli powder or paprika
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp ginger powder or ginger paste
  • 1/2 lemon (juice of half a lemon)


  • 5 chicken thighs (bone-in preferred) already defrosted
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Mix all the marinade ingredients in a bowl.
  • Put the chicken (defrosted) in a large ziploc bag.
  • Add in the marinade, zip the bag and massage well.
  • Let sit at least one hour (the longer you let sit the better however).
  • In a large skillet add 1 tbsp of butter and melt on low-medium heat.
  • Place the chiken on the skillet and pour extra marinade on top (if any).
  • Cook on medium-low (turning over as needed) for 15 - 20 minutes.


Suggested: Serve with mashed potatoes or creamed spinach (as shown). 
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