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Dijon-Herb Chicken Thighs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 chicken thigh)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) bone-in chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 pounds), skinned
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 270
  • fat 13.9 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • monofat 7.4 g
  • polyfat 2.3 g
  • protein 33 g
  • carbohydrate 1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 162 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 453 mg
  • calcium 23 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. Combine parsley, chives, olive oil, Dijon mustard, and garlic in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Rub herb mixture evenly over meaty side of chicken thighs; sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.

  3. Arrange chicken on a baking sheet or jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until done.

  4. Preheat broiler to high (do not remove pan from oven). Broil chicken for 3 minutes or until browned.

Cook's Notes

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