Cider Glazed Chicken
Ready in 30 min
Serves : 4
3 tablespoons unsalted butter; divided use
4 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
3/4 cup apple cider + 1 tablespoon (divided use)
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
3 apples, cored and thinly sliced
salt and pepper; to taste
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
In a large skillet melt 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat.
Season the chicken generously with salt and pepper; cook, skin-side down, until golden, about 8 minutes.
Turn the chicken, add the cider, then place the pan in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
After the pan comes out of the oven transfer the chicken to a plate.
Whisk the mustard and sage into the cider drippings; season to taste with salt and pepper.
Pour the sauce over the chicken.
While the chicken is cooking, In another skillet, cook the apples in the remaining butter over medium-high for 5 minutes.
Add the remaining tablespoon of apple cider, turn the heat to high and cook for 1-2 minutes more.
Season the apples to taste with salt and serve them alongside the chicken.