Lemon Mustard Chicken with Potatoes is a quick and easy dinner with crispy chicken and potatoes roasted in the oven. It takes just 10 minutes to prep. Perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Prep Time: 15minutes
Cook Time: 40minutes
zest of 1 lemon
8chicken thighs(bone in with skin on)
Preheat oven to 400º.
In a small bowl, combine olive oil, mustard, lemon juice and zest and thyme. Using your fingers, rub this on the front ,back and under the skin of the chicken thighs. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
In a large oven proof skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add chicken, skin side down, and sear on both sides for 2-3 minutes until golden brown. Remove to a plate.
Add potatoes to skillet, mix with drippings and salt and pepper. Place in oven for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally until potatoes are cooked and slightly brown. Add chicken and return to oven for about 20-25 minutes until meat thermometer reads 165º.
Barbara's Notes + Tips
If you don't have an oven proof skillet or it's not big enough to hold all the chicken, bake in a glass baking dish.
You can substitute new potatoes, just cut into bite size pieces.
Try any variety of mustard you like, for a stronger flavor use a whole grain mustard.