Laurie Colwin's Mustard Baked Chicken
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Serves: 4
  • ¾ cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dried)
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup panko crumbs
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine mustard, garlic, thyme, cinnamon, a pinch of salt and ½ tsp black pepper, in a bowl. Place panko crumbs in another bowl.
  3. Working in batches, coat chicken thighs on all sides with mustard mixture, then coat completely with bread crumbs. Arrange in a single layer in a large, shallow baking pan. Dot with butter.
  4. Bake until crust is deep golden brown and crispy, about 2 hours. Serve hot or at room temperature.
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