Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Citrus Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by viviankiki

Makes 4 servings



Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Citrus Sauce

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Citrus Sauce

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3 tablespoons minced garlic, divided
3 tablespoons honey, divided
8 thighs, (8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs),
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 Salt and pepper
3 tablespoons chopped shallot
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 cup orange juice
3/4 cup canned low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon orange zest

Recipe Directions for Chicken Thighs with Mustard-Citrus Sauce

  1. Mix lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, 1 Tbsp. garlic and 2 Tbsp. honey in a plastic bag. Add chicken and marinate in fridge for 1 hour.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet. Remove thighs from marinade, pat dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Brown chicken on all sides, about 10 minutes.

  4. Remove chicken from pan, add shallots, remaining garlic and crushed red pepper; cook 2 minutes.

  5. Return chicken to pan and add orange juice and broth. Simmer, turning once, until chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.

  6. Remove chicken to plate.

  7. Add mustard, orange zest and remaining honey to skillet. Bring to a boil and whisk until sauce thickens, about 7 minutes.

  8. Spoon over chicken and serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 327.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
149
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.5g
25%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
243mg
10%
Potassium
164mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
22.8g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
16.9g
Protein
36.2g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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