Easy and flavorful chicken thighs that’s ready in no time. Make a big batch at the beginning of the week for easy and delicious meals all week long.
To begin, pat the chicken thighs dry using dry paper towels. Then, season the chicken thighs on both sides with a couple of pinches of salt and pepper.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
Add all of the ingredients needed for the mustard glaze to a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set the glaze aside and move on to the next step.
Now, heat the ghee in a large cast-iron skillet (a good 12-inch pan will work) over high heat. Add the chicken thighs to the hot skillet (skin side down) and lower the heat to medium-high. Sear the chicken for 3-5 minutes until it develops a nice brown color. Flip the chicken, brush the glaze on the chicken thighs and transfer them to the oven. Bake the chicken thighs for 30-35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through (internal temperature should read between 165˚F – 170˚F).
Serve the chicken thighs with seasoned quinoa and broccoli or cauliflower fried rice.
If your cast-iron pan isn’t large enough to fit all the thighs with enough space left to allow them to get a nice sear, then sear the thighs in two batches. Overcrowding the pan will only make the chicken sweat and you won’t get a nice color on the thighs.
- Prep Time: 5 mins
- Cook Time: 35 mins
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