Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

Lemon-Garlic Mustard Chicken

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Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic
Delicious and succulent chicken thighs marinaded in mustard, garlic and lemon.

Bright and bold flavored delicious and juicy chicken thighs marinated in three different types of mustard, minced garlic, and lemon. Simple and quick marinated chicken easily cooked in the air fryer or oven. Perfectly pairs with garlic cauliflower mash and roasted asparagus for a healthy and balanced meal.

Marinade Chicken:

Marinade uncooked chicken in white vinegar and lemon to add flavor and moisture to the meat. The acid found in vinegar and lemon helps to tenderize the chicken creating juicy and flavorful meat. The lemon also helps develop the spicy, bold flavor from the trio of mustards in this Lemon Garlic Mustard Chicken.

What is Dijon Mustard?

Dijon mustard has a pale shade of yellow and creamy consistency. Made from white wine and ground brown mustard seeds, salt, and other spices

What is Spicy Brown Mustard?

Spicy Brown Mustard, like its name would imply, has a brown color and a thicker consistency. Made from ground mustard seeds soaked in vinegar. It has a pungent scent and strong assertive flavor.

What is Whole Grain Mustard?

Whole Grain Mustard has visible mustard seeds. Made with wine instead of vinegar and brown and black mustard seeds instead of yellow seeds. Mustard seeds are excellent sources of the trace minerals selenium and magnesium, which not only help with cancer prevention, but can also manage symptoms of asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and migraines.

Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic
Delicious and succulent chicken thighs marinaded in mustard, garlic and lemon.

What is an Air Fryer?

The air fryer is an amped-up countertop convection oven. The air fryer perfectly cooks this Lemon Garlic Mustard Chicken thighs to tender perfection with charred exterior.

How Does An Air Fryer Work?

An air Fryer has a compact space for faster cooking. The top of the unit holds a heating mechanism with a fan. The heat the rushes down and around food placed in the basket. This rapid circulation makes the food crisp, much like deep frying.

Is An Air Fryer Healthy:

An argument can be made that an air fryer produces healthier food by using less oil. Frozen french fries prepared in the air fryer contain between 4 and 6 grams of fat versus their deep-fried counterpart at a whopping 17 grams per serving.

Other Air Fryer Recipes:

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Mustard Chicken with Lemon and Garlic

Lemon Garlic Mustard Chicken

  • Author: hungrygirlinqueens
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Meat
  • Method: Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Delicious and juicy chicken thighs marinated in three different types of mustard, minced garlic and lemon.


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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of chicken thighs or legs
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoons olive oi

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and marinate for a minimum of 30 mins or preferably overnight

AIR FRYER:

  1. Place pieces of chicken in batches in the basket for turn air fryer to 400 degrees for 15 mins. 

OVEN:

  1. Place pieces of chicken on a baking sheet and place in a preheated oven at 425 degrees for 18-20 minutes.

 

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