Chicken Confit

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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Sometimes we don’t have access to duck, but every grocery store carries plenty of chicken. Chicken thighs make a terrific confit. It works just like duck confit—salt and season for a day, then poach in rendered fat or olive oil. You can also confit chicken wings and then deep-fry them for an unforgettable take on fried chicken. Chicken confit is a great preparation to have on hand for a last-minute delicious dinner: Serve with mashed potatoes and a green vegetable for a delightful dinner in