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A shallow white bowl filled with a chicken thigh with sauce and mushrooms in it
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Baked Maple Mustard Chicken Thighs

This chicken dish is lovely because it is saucy and loaded with mushrooms!
Course Dinner
Cuisine Poultry
Keyword baked chicken thighs, maple mustard chicken thighs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 Thighs
Calories 368kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 ounces portobello mushrooms sliced
  • 5 chicken thighs with skin and bones

Maple Mustard Sauce

  • 1/3 cup mixture of dijon, Guldon's and French's mustard
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons garlic paste or 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Dribble olive oil in baking dish and add sliced mushrooms
  • Lay chicken on top of mushrooms
  • In mixing bowl, add the mustards, maple syrup, tarragon, garlic and salt
  • Whisk ingredients until combined, then pour mustard sauce on chicken
  • Sprinkle extra tarragon on top of chicken
  • Bake for 55 - 60 minutes
  • Plate
  • Eat
  • Enjoy

Notes

Helpful Tips:
  • Keep the chicken in the fridge until you are ready to use it.
  • Don't wash the chicken before you use it as cooking will kill bacteria and washing just spreads it around.
  • Cut any extra skin and fat from the chicken.
  • When possible, slice the mushrooms yourself.  Pre-sliced mushrooms lose their freshness quickly.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Thigh | Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 210mg | Potassium: 517mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.3mg