Skillet Chicken with Spring Vegetables recipe from Mountain View Country Market in Chuckey,TennesseeSkillet Chicken with Spring Vegetables

1 tablespoon coriander seeds
8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
Kosher salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil
2 large leeks, white and pale green parts, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 heads baby bok choy, sliced into quarters
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Add the coriander to a spice grinder and pulse a few times until the seeds are just cracked. Set aside. Sprinkle the chicken thighs all over with salt and pepper. Add the oil to a large cast-iron skillet and heat over medium-high. Once the oil begins to shimmer, sear the chicken, skin side down, until golden brown and crispy, about 5 minutes. Turn the thighs over and cook until brown, about 5 minutes more. Remove from the pan to a plate, skin side up, and set aside. After the chicken is removed from the pan, add the cracked coriander and toast, stirring frequently, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the leeks and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, about 7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, until soft, about 2 minutes. Nestle the bok choy into the leeks and add 2 tablespoons of water. Bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid has reduced, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Nestle the chicken, skin side up, into the vegetables and cook for a few minutes until the thighs are 165 degrees F in the thickest part. Remove from the heat and sprinkle with the chives. Serve right from the pan!