Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs

Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Speed up prep on this chicken main dish by marinating only 30 minutes. Serve with cabbage-carrot slaw.


4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and 2 tablespoons sauce)

Cost per Serving:

Total time: 2 Hours, 43 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 31 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 43 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 314
Fat 11.7 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 4.5 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 27.6 g
Carbohydrate 18.2 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 565 mg
Calcium 36 mg


1/3 cup spicy brown mustard
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 tablespoons yellow mustard
1 tablespoon grated onion
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
2 teaspoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
8 bone-in chicken thighs, skinned
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
Cooking spray


1. Combine first 9 ingredients. Place half of mixture in a zip-top plastic bag; reserve remaining mixture. Add chicken to bag; seal. Chill 2 hours.

2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

3. Remove chicken from bag. Sprinkle chicken with salt. Place chicken on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes on each side or until done. Serve with reserved mustard mixture.

Julianna Grimes,

Cooking Light

May 2011
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