Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Charred Scallion–Sesame Salsa

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    • Ready in

      35 min

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Colu Cooks

By Colu Henry

Published 2022

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Pan-searing chicken thighs before they go in the oven gives them beautiful, golden skin and adds an extra layer of flavor. The asparagus is tossed in the chicken fat and everything goes into the oven together to finish cooking. Feel free to swap in any seasonally appropriate, quick-roasting vegetables for the asparagus, such as snap peas, broccoli, or zucchini. But in my humble opinion, the charred green onion salsa is what makes this dish sing, with its zingy lime, grassy herbs, and barely