Chicken Thighs in Mustard Cream Sauce
CHICKEN THIGHS IN MUSTARD CREAM SAUCE
FOOD AS MEDICINE:
Dark meat is often overlooked, but contains a wealth of nutrients. Dark meat delivers more iron, zinc and selenium than white meat and is also abundant in the nutrient taurine, which can significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular disease and can protect against diabetes and high blood pressure. It is also more satiating than white meat because of its higher calorie and saturated fat content. Bone broth is mineral rich and boosts the immune system, while improving bone and joint health as well as digestive function.
Makes 6 servings
12 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
pinch sea salt
pinch ground pepper
2 Tablespoons fresh tarragon
1/3 cup white wine
1 cup chicken bone broth
¼ cup greek yogurt
Preheat the oven to 400F. Place the chicken thighs skin side up in a cast iron skillet. Combine the melted butter, mustard, sea salt and pepper in a small bowl. Brush the mixture over the chicken thighs. Sprinkle the tarragon over the top of the chicken. Bake 35-45 minutes until a thermometer reads 165F. Remove the chicken pieces, then place the skillet over medium heat. Deglaze with the wine, scraping any bits from the bottom. Add the bone broth and bring to a simmer and reduce by half. Add the yogurt and whisk until a thick sauce is created. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve the thighs with a dollop of sauce.
Nutrition facts: 284 Calories, 21g Fat, 2g Carbohydrates, 33g Protein
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