This apricot glazed chicken thigh meal is quick to prepare in just under 30 minutes.
It’s sweet (for the honey) and tangy (for the Dijon mustard). As with any chicken thigh recipe, it’s tender and juicy as well.
Because it is a meal that is easy to prepare, it makes for a perfect weeknight dinner anytime.
Did we say why you’ll love this Apricot Dijon Glazed Chicken Thigh recipe?
- It prepares with just 4 ingredients.
- It’s a chicken thigh recipe that’s flavorful and juicy.
- It can be served with a simple salad, over a bed of rice or on the side.
- It makes for great leftovers
Be sure to select an apricot jam made with sugar and not corn syrup.
If you want to spice up your apricot glaze you can exchange the Dijon for a spicy brown mustard. Or add a chopped seeded and deveined jalapeño or some red pepper flacks.
Apricot Dijon Glazed Chicken Thighs
6 – 8 chicken thighs, skinless, boneless
Himalayan salt and ground black pepper
1 jar (12 ounces) apricot jam
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
Chopped cilantro and sesame seeds for garnishing.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Place chicken thighs into a baking dish. Season with salt and pepper; set aside.
Bring jam, honey, and mustard to a boil in a small saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until thickened and reduced by half, about 15 minutes.
Spoon apricot mixture over chicken thighs, spreading with back of spoon to coat evenly.
Bake chicken, basting with sauce from bottom of dish every 10 minutes, until juices run clear when chicken is pricked with a fork, about 25 minutes.
Plate and serve with a salad and a side of rice.
Read more here about Cooking with Chicken Thighs.
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