Trader Joe’s New Chicken Recipe Explodes On TikTok – SheKnows

Trader Joe's New Chicken Recipe Explodes On TikTok - SheKnows

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We have a serious problem. It’s an embarrassing secret, but one we need to keep: We’re kind of food snobs. That means on nights when we forgot to plan a meal, a simple box of mac and cheese won’t suffice, and it also means that weeknight takeout becomes a financial nightmare because *someone* had to order several appetizers and a signature to-go. go mocktail. ahem† Basically what we’re trying to say is that we wouldn’t be anywhere without Trader Joe’s. Their quick and easy food options always beat the lowest common denominator, cooking or bank breaking takeaway we would otherwise face. A recent innovation that changed our last-minute dinner game for the better? A TikTok Famous buttermilk brined half chicken that is surprisingly easy to prepare, and for so much less money than delivery.

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Trader Joe’s Buttermilk Brined Half Chicken is juicy, tender, and costs about $6. It comes preseasoned with salt, vinegar, and rosemary, but you can add any seasoning you want. Keep it easy with one of Trader Joe’s spice blends. Go unexpected with Trader Joe’s Ajika Georgian Seasoning Blend,
or add some spicy summer flair with Trader Joe’s Chile Lime Seasoning Blend.

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Courtesy of Trader Joe’s.

Then take a cue from culinary icon Ina Garten and whip out her favorite cast iron skillet.
You’ll want to half sear the chicken on both sides in a hot skillet, after you’ve patted the outside with paper towels to remove excess moisture that would otherwise prevent the skin from turning golden brown and crispy.

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Thanks to Lodge.

Now just add that skillet to a hot oven (we’d do about 400 degrees), and roast until a meat thermometer shows the dark meat has reached 170 degrees. You can cover the chicken breast with a piece of foil if it starts to brown before the dark meat is cooked.

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Courtesy of Trader Joe’s.

Serve with your favorite Trader Joe’s pocket salad and a bottle of La Ferme Julien Rosé, and you’ll never guess this was a last-minute dinner.

Before you leave, check out all of Trader Joe’s products available for purchase at Walmart:

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