Honey-mustard Chicken And Apples Recipe

Total Time:

50 minutes(Cooking)



Honey-mustard Chicken And Apples Recipe


8bone-in chicken thighs (2 to 2 1/2 pounds)
kosher salt
freshly ground pepper
1large onion, cut into large chunks
2cooking apples (such as Cortland), cut into chunks
1 cuplow-sodium chicken broth
2-3 tbsphoney mustard
1 1/2 tspunsalted butter, softened
1 tbspall purpose flour
1-2 tbsproughly chopped fresh parsley
2 tbspextra virgin olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 450F.
  2. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Working in batches if necessary, add the chicken, skin-side down, and cook until golden, about 6 minutes. Flip and cook 2 to 3 more minutes, then transfer to a plate. Pour off all but 2 tbsp of drippings.
  5. Add onion and apples to skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook until slightly softened, about 4 minutes.
  6. Mix broth with mustard, then add to skillet and bring to a boil.
  7. Arrange the chicken, skin-side up, in the skillet.
  8. Transfer to the oven and roast until the chicken is cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes.
  9. Mix butter and flour to form a paste.
  10. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the chicken, apples and onion to plates.
  11. Bring the pan juices to a simmer, whisk in about half of the butter-flour mixture and boil to thicken, about 2 minutes.
  12. Continue to cook, adding more of the butter-flour mixture as needed to make a slightly thick gravy.
  13. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the chicken and sprinkle with parsley.

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