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baked maple dijon chicken thighs

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.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 360 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 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)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450º F
  • Mix mustard, syrup, and vinegar together in a small bowl to make the sauce.
    maple mustard sauce in bowl
  • 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.
    maple mustard sauce pour over chicken before cooking
  • Cook for 40 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with fresh rosemary before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 360kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 23gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 389mgPotassium: 355mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 147IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 46mgIron: 1mg
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