Wheat Beer Braised Chicken Thighs

By March 22, 2018 June 28th, 2018 Grilling with Beer, Recipes
Wheat Beer Braised Chicken Thighs

Makes: 8 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes


16 chicken thighs
1/2 t salt
1/4 t black pepper
1/2 c za’atar
1 T dried oregano
1/4 c olive oil
1/2 onion, diced
1 t garlic, minced
4 tomatoes, cut into 6 pieces each
2 bottles Hefenweizen Wheat Beer
1/2 c chicken stock
1/2 c green olives, pitted
1/2 c black olives, pitted
1 lemon, zested


  1. Place chicken thighs on flat surface; sprinkle with salt, pepper, za’atar and oregano.
  2. In deep skillet over medium high heat, warm olive oil. Add chicken thighs and cook, turning, until golden brown on each side, about 3 minutes per side. Add onion pieces, garlic, tomatoes, 1 bottle Hefenweizer Wheat Beer and chicken stock. Lower heat; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Uncover pan; add second bottle of beer, green olives, black olives and lemon zest. Cook for 5 minutes, uncovered.
  4. Preheat grill to medium heat.
  5. Place chicken thighs on grill and cook for 3 minutes on each side.

Recipe courtesy of the National Beer Wholesalers Association.

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