French Onion Roast Chicken (adapted from CookingLight)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 pounds yellow onions, vertically sliced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme, divided
1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt, divided
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 (3-lb.) whole chickens, spatchcocked (butterflied)
Preheat oven to 450°F. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium. Add onions, 1 tablespoon thyme, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are lightly browned, about 15 minutes. Add wine; cook, stirring occasionally, until liquid evaporates, about 2 minutes. Spread onion mixture in a rimmed baking sheet.
Combine butter, pepper, remaining 1 tablespoon thyme, and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in a bowl. Loosen skin on chickens; spread butter mixture under skin. Place chickens, skin sides up, on onion mixture.
Roast chickens at 450°F until a thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 165°F, about 35 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove and discard skin; slice meat. Using a slotted spoon, reserve 1/2 cup onion mixture. Shred meat from 1 chicken; store shredded chicken and remaining onion mixture in separate airtight containers in refrigerator up to 5 days. Serve remaining sliced chicken with reserved 1/2 cup onion mixture.
French Onion Chicken Wraps
1 3/4 cups of shredded chicken (from recipe above)
1 1/4 cups of onion mixture (from recipe above)
1 oz. shredded Gruyere cheese
4 sweet peppers, sliced thin and divided
1 cup of spinach, divided
4 whole grain wraps
Divide the ingredients into 4 servings. Place in wrap. Serve.
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