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Rosemary Apple Cider Chicken

A warm and cozy chicken recipe that'll make you fall in love at first bite! Rosemary Apple Cider Chicken is seared stovetop, roasted in the oven with apples and red onions. Top that with an apple cider sauce that uses the jus with fresh garlic, rosemary, and a little dijon mustard. It's divine.
Serving: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
Calories: 245kcal


  • 4-5 Bone-In Chicken Thighs
  • 2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Fresh Thyme
  • 2 tbsps Fresh Rosemary, chopped
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 Red Onion, sliced
  • 1-2 Honeycrisp Apples, sliced
  • 4 tbsps Salted Butter
  • ¾ cup Apple Cider
  • ½ cup Chicken Broth or White Wine
  • 2 tbsps Dijon Mustard
  • 3 cloves Garlic, diced finely
  • Additional 2-3 Rosemary Sprigs
  • Olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Season chicken with onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, fresh thyme and rosemary, and salt and pepper. Mix together in a large bowl.
  • Drizzle olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Allow pan to get hot and add chicken. Sear on both sides until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • Remove from heat and add sliced red onions and apples to the pan. Garnish with a little rosemary. Add to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove chicken and apples from the pan and set aside. Add butter, apple cider, chicken broth or white wine, dijon mustard, and diced garlic cloves to the pan. Mix together and add to the stove over medium low heat. Cook until sauce begins to thicken, whisking together periodically. Remove from heat. Add chicken and apples back to the pan and spoon sauce over chicken.


Calories: 245kcal
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American

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