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Apple-Glazed Chicken Thighs

My “pickatarian” child is choosy but willing to eat this chicken glazed with apple juice and thyme. I dish it up with mashed potatoes and green beans. —Kerry Picard, Spokane, Washington
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  • Sprinkle chicken with seasoned salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken on both sides. Remove from pan.
  • Add juice and thyme to skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Return chicken to pan; cook, covered, over medium heat 3-4 minutes longer or until a thermometer inserted in chicken reads 170°.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken thigh with about 1 tablespoon glaze: 204 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 255mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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