GRILLED CHICKEN AND HARISSA CHICKPEAS
GRILLED CHICKEN AND HARISSA CHICKPEAS

GRILLED CHICKEN AND HARISSA CHICKPEAS

Yield
30 portions
Portion Size
2 thighs and 1/2 cup chickpeas
Ingredients: Measure:
Boneless skinless chicken thighs
15 lbs
Kosher salt
Coarse ground black pepper
Canola oil, divided
1/2 cup
Yellow onions, julienned
3
Red bell peppers, seeds removed, large dice
6
Yellow bell pepper, seeds removed, large dice
6
1 (#10) can
Garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1 (#10) can
Spicy harissa sauce
20 oz
Capers, drained
1 cup

Directions

  1. Season chicken thighs well with salt and pepper.

  2. In a large rondeau, heat 1/4 cup of oil over medium heat, 2 minutes.

  3. Sear chicken thighs on both sides until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Remove chicken and set aside.

  4. In the same rondeau, add the remaining 1/4 cup oil. Sauté the onions and bell peppers until soft and onions are translucent, about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes and garbanzo beans. Cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until sauce begins to thicken slightly. Stir in harissa.

  5. Return chicken thighs to the pan and reduce heat. Cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes until chicken is fork tender and fully cooked.

  6. Finish with capers. Stir and serve.

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