Sweet and Savoury Chicken Thighs

Citrus lemon, fragrant rosemary and flavorful garlic – a tried and true flavor combination. The dynamic trio along with honey and mustard is simply delicious!

Sweet and Savoury Chicken Thighs

Course: dinner, Main Course
Keyword: chicken, dinner
Author: Healthy Comforts


  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 clove of fresh garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 springs rosemary
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice plus the zest of one whole lemon
  • Unrefined salt and pepper
  • 10 chicken thighs
  • ghee or olive oil


  • Add the honey, mustard, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice and zest to a small pan.
  • Place the pan on the stove over medium low heat until the sauce is warmed and the honey has melted.
  • In a skillet add ghee, or olive oil.
  • Add salt and pepper to the chicken thighs, and place in the skillet, skin side down over med-high heat.
  • Cook until browned, then transfer to a baking pan or casserole dish.
  • Drizzle the sauce over the chicken. 
  • Place the casserole dish in a 400F oven for 40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

Healthy Comforts – A collection of over 150 recipes that are free from gluten, dairy, grains, soy and refined sugar. By Lena Ferrara, C.I. and Melinda Rapallo-Ferrara, MEd.

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