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quick chicken thighs recipe

Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

Love Keil
Honey mustard chicken thighs are a delicious and easy main dish perfect for any weeknight dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Coarse
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 415 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 5-6 chicken thighs about 1 1/2 lb. fat removed
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced or use 1 - 1 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon thyme fresh thyme, finely chopped or use 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil more if needed or if cooking in batches

Sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons honey

Instructions
 

  • Sprinkle chicken thighs on both sides with garlic, thyme, salt and pepper. Preheat oil in the non-stick skillet over medium/low heat and add chicken thighs. 
  • Cook until chicken is cooked thru about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until chicken is cooked thru and no longer pink inside, and meat thermometer is showing at least 165 degrees F in the thickest part of the thigh. Remove from the skillet and keep warm.
  • Using a bowl combine cornstarch with pineapple and water. Whisk. Stir in mustard and honey. Pour the sauce into the skillet and bring it to a gentle boil. Cook for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Pour the sauce over sliced chicken and serve it with rice and sliced bell pepper. Garnish with greens like fresh thyme or parsley. Enjoy!

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 415kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 24gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 7gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 138mgSodium: 239mgPotassium: 385mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 204IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chicken thighs, honey, mustard
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