Baked Maple Dijon Chicken Thighs
A sweet and savory sauce makes these chicken thighs pleasing to your taste buds and a quick, easy meal for your family.
- 1/2 cup dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup real maple syrup
- 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
- 1.5 pounds chicken thighs boneless, skinless
- 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary fresh
- salt to taste
- black pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil optional (see step 5)
Preheat oven to 450º F
Mix mustard, syrup, and vinegar together in a small bowl to make the sauce.
Sprinkle chicken thighs with salt and pepper
Optional: if using skin-on chicken, you can brown it in a skillet in 2 tablespoons olive oil, about 3-4 minutes each side.
Place chicken thighs in a glass baking / casserole dish and pour maple dijon sauce over chicken. Turn each piece in the sauce to coat it on all sides.
Cook for 40 minutes.
Sprinkle with fresh rosemary before serving.
Calories: 360kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 23gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 389mgPotassium: 355mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 147IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 1mg