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Honey Dijon Chicken

Fresh herbs bring this classic comfort food dish to a deeper level of flavor.

Honey Dijon Chicken

Wine Pairing:

Cabernet Franc

Active Time:

25-30 Minutes

Total Time:

35-40 Minutes

Ingredients

Produce

  • 12 oz chard
  • 1 lb carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon

Spice Mix

  • Dijon mustard
  • Fresh herbs - rosemary, thyme, parsley
  • Black pepper
  • Honey
  • Sea salt

Proteins and More

  • 1.5 lb organic chicken thighs

Pantry Items

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper

1: Preheat oven to 400ºF.

2: Prep veggies:

  • Wash and slice carrots into ¼” rings at an angle

  • Wash and destem chard leaves and slice into ½” ribbons

  • Peel and mince garlic*

3: Season and cook the chicken:

  • In a large bowl, whisk together marinade with zest and juice of the lemon. Slice each chicken breast into 3 pieces and add to the bowl, tossing to evenly coat the chicken.

  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large, ovenproof skillet over medium high heat. Add chicken and cook until well browned, about 4 minutes each side. Turn off the pan, add carrots and any remaining sauce from the bowl, stir well to coat.

  • Transfer the pan to the oven and roast for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Juices should be clear.

4: Meanwhile, cook the chard:

Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until soft, about 1 minute. Add chard, ½ tsp sea salt, and ½ tsp black pepper. Saute until leaves are bright green and soft.

5: Serve:

Divide chicken, carrots, and greens onto 4 plates and serve.

For Vegetarians:

Substitute chicken for chopped tempeh. Toss in marinade with carrots and roast at 400ºF for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.