Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs with Wild Rice

Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs with Wild Rice
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Honey Dijon mustard makes these chicken thighs sweet and tangy. Adding wild rice and steamed broccoli makes this a complete, balanced meal.

  • Prep time
    5 min
  • Cook time
    40 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 chicken thigh, 1/2 cup wild rice, and 1 cup broccoli
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 chicken thigh, 1/2 cup wild rice, and 1 cup broccoli
  • Amount per serving Calories 280

  • Total Fat 8g
    • Saturated Fat 1.9g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 105mg
  • Sodium 300mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 6g
  • Protein 25g
  • Potassium 610mg
  • Phosphorus 320mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Starch, 3 Lean protein, 2 Nonstarchy vegetable



  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • honey Dijon mustard
    1/4 cup
  • garlic (minced)
    2 clove
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • boneless, skinless chicken thighs
    1 lbs
  • dried thyme
    3/4 tsp
  • cooked wild rice (prepared according to package directions)
    2 cup
  • broccoli (steamed)
    4 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. In a small bowl, combine mustard, garlic and pepper.

  3. Spread about 1 1/2 Tbsp. mustard mixture evenly on top of each chicken thigh.

  4. Arrange chicken in a glass baking dish. Bake for 40 minutes or until mustard mixture has formed a crust and is slightly hardened.

  5. Remove from oven and sprinkle thyme on top of chicken. Serve each chicken thigh with 1/2 cup wild rice and 1 cup steamed broccoli.