5 ingredients are all you need for this sweet and savory dish.
Is chicken a regular member of your weekly dinner rotation? We don’t blame you. When it comes to these budget-friendly staples, the possibilities are seemingly endless. If you find yourself making the same recipes over and over again, we’ve got some delicious inspirations to help you mess things up. These sweet and savory maple mustard chicken legs add a delicious makeover to your signature chicken dinner.
Simple and inexpensive
This maple mustard chicken leg recipe is a breeze and will quickly have dinner on the table. With just five simple ingredients, this foolproof recipe will likely save you even a shopping spree!
We love chicken thighs here at Skinny Ms. The hearty staples cook quickly and provide moist and tasty meat. Not to mention the fact that chicken legs not only taste downright delicious, but are also incredibly budget-friendly and substantial!
Flavor potential of chicken legs
This dish highlights the real delicious potential of chicken thighs. In this brilliant recipe, the delicious, refined depth of flavor comes from the delicious marinade that decorates chicken.
Despite its impressive taste, this sauce couldn’t be easier to toss together. Yellow mustard combined with maple syrup to offer you a spicy-sweet, stress-free preparation that will make your palate sing. Who would have thought that two common ingredients could make such a delicious duo?
Do you prefer chicken breasts instead?
You can easily use chicken breasts for thighs in this recipe. Just reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and cook for 25 to 30 minutes. You should always check that your chicken is thoroughly cooked. Chicken is safe to eat when it has an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
You can also change the recipe for the Instant Pot if you are using breasts instead of thighs. Simply reduce the cooking time to 18 to 20 minutes. This ensures that chicken breasts can be easily shredded with a fork, but are not too “stringy”.
Maple mustard chicken legs serving suggestions
While you can certainly serve those delicious maple mustard chicken legs on your own, you can use these serving suggestions to prepare a full meal too:
- Serve over rice or Cauliflower rice.
- Shovel on a Baked potato.
- Make a sandwich with a whole grain bun, sourdough bread, or a thin multigrain sandwich.
- Pour over fresh romaine and add grape tomatoes, cucumber and red onions for a hearty salad.
- Shake up your taco Tuesday by making tacos with maple mustard chicken legs.
- Throw in a low-carb lunch or dinner with roasted vegetables. Take a look at this Roasted rosemary potatoes and vegetables for inspiration!
This waist-friendly recipe also includes a protein punch: it has a whopping 30 grams of protein per serving! This means that you will feel full and satisfied for hours. And with just 268 calories, you can make sure this healthy recipe doesn’t tip the scales. We hope you like it!
- 2 lb Boneless and skinless chicken thighs
- 1/2 Cup yellow mustard
- 1/2 Cup Maple syrup
- 1 Cup chicken soup low sodium
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix the yellow mustard, maple syrup, and salt. Stir to combine thoroughly.
Place the chicken stock in an ovenproof baking dish. Place the chicken legs in the baking dish. Pour the maple and mustard mixture over the chicken and distribute it evenly.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Serve whole or chopped up as a sandwich
Portion: 0.5cups | Calories: 268kcal | Carbohydrates: 19thG | Protein: 30thG | Fat: 7thG | Saturated fatty acids: 2G | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 710mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 1G | Sugar: 16G | Vitamin A: 51IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg |
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