Chicken Thighs with Turmeric and Sea Salt

Chicken Thighs with Turmeric and Sea Salt


"This is a delicious main dish with minimal prep time. This recipe works well with fish too. Serve with rice, pasta, or a hearty salad."
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1 h 26 m servings 187 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19.2 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 505 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Grind turmeric and sea salt into a fine paste using a mortar and pestle. Rub paste evenly over chicken thighs. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside for flavors to develop, about 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken in hot oil and cook until brown underneath, about 8 minutes. Flip and cook second side until browned, about 8 minutes more. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the chicken should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).


  • Cook's Notes:
  • You might have to vary the amount of salt depending on the size of the chicken parts. I use chicken thighs because I prefer fattier meat but chicken breasts would taste just as lovely I believe.
  • If you are using a Happycall(R) pan just grease both sides of the pan and cook for 5 minutes on each side.


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I used one chicken breast instead of a thigh, as written in the notes and liked this recipe. The amounts of seasoning need some tweaking in my opinion. I used 1/4 tsp of salt and found it way to...

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