Chicken With Wild Rice and Grapes
Photo by Christopher Baker
Heat oven to 425° F. Cook the rice according to the package directions.Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.Season the chicken with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook the chicken, in 2 batches, skin-side down, until golden, 5 to 6 minutes, then transfer to a rimmed baking sheet; reserve the skillet.Roast the chicken, skin-side up, until cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes.Add the grapes and thyme to the drippings in the skillet and cook, tossing occasionally, until the grapes begin to burst, 5 to 7 minutes.Meanwhile, fill a large pot with 1 inch of water and fit with a steamer basket; bring the water to a boil. Place the green beans in the basket, cover, and steam until tender, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and return to the pot. Toss with the butter. Serve with the chicken, rice, and grapes.