Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs

Janis

By Janis | Updated January 24, 2024

Discover the perfect balance of sweet and savory with this Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs recipe. A delightful fusion of rich maple syrup and tangy mustard, this dish is sure to tantalize your taste buds. Ideal for both family dinners and special occasions, it’s simple enough for beginners yet impressive enough for seasoned cooks.

Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Serving Size

  • Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the Dijon mustard, maple syrup, paprika, and garlic powder.
  3. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.
  4. In a large oven-proof skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook until browned on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Pour the maple-mustard mixture over the chicken thighs, ensuring each piece is well coated.
  6. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley, if desired, before serving.

Nutritional Information (per serving)

NutrientAmount
Calories320 kcal
Protein24g
Carbohydrates15g
Fat18g
Cholesterol110mg
Sodium320mg
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars12g

This Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs recipe combines the best of both worlds, offering a dish that’s both flavorful and easy to prepare. Perfect for those looking to impress with minimal effort!