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3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 lb. bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
Freshly ground black pepper
1 lb. baby red potatoes, quartered
2 tbsp. butter softened
5 cloves garlic, chopped
2 tbsp. fresh thyme
Freshly chopped parsley
2 tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan, plus more for serving
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add chicken, season with salt and pepper, and sear until golden, 3 minutes per side.
- Meanwhile, in a large slow cooker, toss potatoes with remaining 2 tablespoons oil, butter, garlic, thyme, parsley, and Parmesan and season generously with salt and pepper. Add chicken and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours, until potatoes are tender and chicken is fully cooked.
- Garnish with Parmesan before serving.