GROCERY LIST: Beer-Braised Chicken

Updated: Mar 5, 2020

Serves 4

3 to 3½ pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs (6 to 8)

Spice Blend (ingredients below)

Kosher salt

Olive oil

1 medium onion

2 celery stalks

1 small cabbage

½ cup whole dried apricots

1 tablespoon honey

1 cup (8 ounces) light ale (312 Urban Wheat Ale or similar)


2½ teaspoons coriander seeds

2½ teaspoons poppy seeds

2 teaspoons fennel seeds

¾ teaspoon juniper berries

Pairing Artisanal gin or hoppy IPA (Goose Island Next Coast IPA or Goose IPA)

Recipe: Beer-Braised Chicken

*Recipe adapted from Mastering Flavor by Lior Lev Sercarz.