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Honey Mustard Chicken

Honey Mustard Chicken
  • Meal

    Dinner

  • Cusine

    American

Ingredients

1/4 to 1/3 cup smooth Dijon mustard

1/4 to 1/3 cup honey

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

2-3 pounds chicken thighs , skin on, bone in, trimmed of excess fat and excess skin

Salt

2 sprigs rosemary

Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Salt the chicken: Sprinkle chicken thighs on both sides with salt and lay the pieces skin-side up in a shallow casserole dish. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Make honey mustard sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together the mustard, honey, and olive oil. Add a pinch of salt and taste. Add more salt and mustard until you get the flavor where you want it. Spoon honey mustard sauce over chicken: Spoon the honey mustard sauce over the chicken. Place the rosemary sprigs in between the pieces of chicken. Bake: Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 45 minutes, or until the thighs read 175 degrees F (80 degrees C) on a meat thermometer, or the juices run clear when the meat is pierced with a knife. Remove the casserole pan from the oven, use a spoon to spoon off any excess chicken fat that has rendered during the cooking. Sprinkle some freshly ground black pepper over the chicken before you serve.