Glazed Chicken Thighs with Apples

Glazed Chicken Thighs with Apples

Looking for a light yet filling weeknight meal? Our glazed chicken thighs mix perfectly with apples to create a sweet and savory taste that will please the whole table.

PREP
15
Minutes
COOKING
40
Minutes
SERVES
6
People
CALORIES
530
Per Serving
PROTEIN
32
Grams

Ingredients

6 Sanderson Farms® Chicken Thighs

1/2 cup apple jelly

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 cooking apples, (Braeburn, Gala or Granny Smith)

1/2 cup chicken broth, divided

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, sliced

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Directions

1. Mix apple jelly and vinegar together until smooth and set aside.

2. Slice apples into 1/4-inch thick pieces. Add 1 tablespoon of chicken broth to apples to prevent browning.

3. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

4. Heat olive oil in a 5-quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Place chicken skin side down in pot. Brown chicken for 5 minutes per side. Turn off heat, remove chicken and set aside. Drain the oil leaving 1 teaspoon in the pan.

5. Turn heat on to medium. Add onions and apples. Cook for 5 minutes.

6. Add remaining chicken broth and bring to a simmer.

7. Place chicken on top of onion-apple mixture. Pour jelly mixture over chicken. Cook covered with lid tilted for 20 minutes or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 180°F.

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories

530

Fat

31g

Saturated Fat

8g

Sodium

620mg

Carbohydrate

30g

Sugars

24g

Protein

32g