TIPS TO CRISPY CHICKEN THIGHS -- OR --
HOW TO PREVENT FOOD FROM STICKING TO PANS
-- Don't crowd the pan;. released liquids
will cool the food and prevent proper
--Make sure the oil is hot enough before
you put the food in. A bead of water should
glide over the oil.
--Cook skin side down for most of the
time. This will keep the meat moist and
allow the skin to properly crisp.
--Baste the upper side of the chicken
as fat is rendered. Skim off excess fat
For a more technical analysis of why
food sticks to pans and how to prevent
this, see: WHY
FOOD STICKS TO PANS