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Maple-Mustard Chicken Thighs

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Hands-on time 31 mins
Total time 2 hrs, 43 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 thighs and 2 tablespoons sauce)
Speed up prep on this chicken main dish by marinating only 30 minutes. Serve with cabbage-carrot slaw.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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  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.