Delight your taste buds with these succulent Lemon Dijon Baked Chicken Thighs. The perfect blend of zesty lemon and savory Dijon mustard creates a flavorful dish that’s sure to become a family favorite.
Lemon Dijon Baked Chicken Thighs
- 4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Juice of 1 lemon
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking dish with parchment paper.
- In a bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, olive oil, minced garlic, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
- Place chicken thighs in the prepared baking dish and brush the mustard mixture over each thigh, ensuring they are well-coated.
- Drizzle lemon juice and honey over the chicken thighs for an extra burst of flavor.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
- Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 40 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 30g