One Pan Apple Cider Braised Chicken Thighs


November 04, 2019 By: Comments
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Prep:
15 Minutes
Cook:
40 Minutes
Serves:
4
Maximize your budget and skip the post-dinner cleanup with this one-pan wonder! Put a full, balanced meal on the table without breaking the bank and in under an hour by serving with budget-friendly bread, mashed potatoes and a quick veggie.

Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Cook bacon over medium heat until crisp in a large skillet, remove from pan and keep drippings in the skillet.
  2. Place chicken skin side down, fry 10 minutes or until browned (turning once) and remove from skillet.
  3. Cook apples in the skillet for 4 minutes or until browned on both sides, remove from skillet, drain the drippings from the skillet and throw away.
  4. Mix together cider, thyme, mustard, and salt in the skillet. While mixing together, scrape up any browned bits. Bring to boiling, lower heat, add the chicken back in to the skillet, cover and simmer 10 minutes. Mix in Brussels sprouts, cover and cook for another 5 minutes. Lastly, add in the apples and cook uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is completely cooked through (at least 175 degrees F).
  5. Plate each chicken thigh with even amounts of Brussels sprouts and apples. Spoon cider mixture over top, sprinkle each chicken thigh with bacon, serve and enjoy!