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Orange Dijon Chicken Thighs

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
This Orange Dijon Chicken Thighs recipe is the perfect chicken recipe for the busy weeknights! It only requires 4 ingredients. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare and it serves 6 people. 
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3.67 from 6 votes

Ingredients

Sauce

Chicken

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450º F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the mustard, honey, and orange juice.

  3. Place the chicken thighs in a medium bowl and season them with salt and pepper.

  4. Pour the orange-mustard mixture over the chicken thighs. Wrap the chicken bowl with a silicone wrap (I like to use this reusable silicone strech lids) or a plastic wrap. Marinate at room temperature for 15 minutes*.

  5. Place the chicken thighs into a cast iron skillet* and bake for 40 minutes or until it gets the internal temperature of 165˚F.

  6. Serve the chicken thighs with rice or roasted veggies.

Recipe Notes

* You can marinate the chicken in the fridge overnight if you prefer.
* My cast iron skillet is pre-seasoned, so I didn't need to add oil in there before adding the chicken. If your skillet is not a cast iron skillet, please add a little bit of oil before adding the chicken.
 
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken thighs, chicken thighs

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/6) — Calories: 168, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 51mg, Sodium: 297mg, Potassium: 141mg, Carbohydrates: 9g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 14g

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