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Sauteed Chicken Thighs in Mustard Caper Sauce

Serve these savory chicken thighs on a bed of steamed bulgur wheat or rice, with an herb salad. Toss torn stems of fresh parsley, dill, cilantro, and/or oregano with mixed baby salad greens, then dress in a simple vinaigrette.

Servings 4
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 4 (20 ounces) Just Bare Bone-In Chicken Thighs
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons coarse-grain or regular Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream or plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons small capers
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, if desired

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g 35%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 24g
Calcium 3%Iron 9%
Vitamin C 3%Vitamin A 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:


  1. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; add chicken. Sauté 5 minutes on both sides, until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, turning frequently, about 20 minutes longer or until chicken no longer pink near bone (165°F internally). Remove from pan.
  2. Drain all but 1 tablespoon fat from skillet. Add onion; cook, stirring occasionally, over medium-high heat about 1 minute. Stir in broth and wine; cook about 2 minutes. Whisk in mustard and cream; reduce heat to low; simmer about 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in capers. Return chicken to skillet, spooning sauce over to coat. Serve chicken sprinkled with parsley.


Just Bare® Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs may be substituted for the Bone-In Chicken Thighs.


Nutritional information may change when substituting product. If you choose to substitute frozen chicken for this recipe, it’s best to thaw the product before cooking.