Busy cooks, say hello to another no-fuss, comforting, skillet chicken recipe: garlic Dijon chicken. Be sure to watch the video for how to make this Dijon Chicken and see my suggestions for what to serve along (below).

Skillet of Garlic Dijon Chicken ready to be served

When in doubt, it's boneless chicken thighs to the rescue! I always keep them on hand because they are so easy to work with. And, honestly, they're kinda hard to mess up (they don't dry up as easily as chicken breasts do.)There are so many ways to dress up the humble thighs turning them into glorious dinners from balsamic chicken to chicken couscous.

This time, I made a simple sauce with fresh garlic, Dijon mustard and a few favorite spices. The Dijon chicken goes in my regularly-used cast iron skillet for a quick bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit. The kitchen smells like heaven!

Dijon Chicken garnished with fresh parsley

What to serve with this Garlic Dijon Chicken

This garlic Dijon Chicken is quite a versatile dish that you can pair up with your favorite sides. I usually make this easy Lebanese rice and vermicelli or these Greek potatoes. OR, try these easy roasted veggies. And to brighten things up, add this loaded Balela salad or my lazy  3-ingredient Mediterranean salad.

Close-up of skillet garlic Dijon Chicken cooking in a skillet

Important Tip for Garlic Dijon Chicken

One thing to remember, this garlic Dijon chicken bakes quickly, so it's a good idea to prepare sides first.

For another quick and easy skillet chicken dinner, don't miss my Mediterranean chicken with tomatoes and olives. 30 minutest, start to finish!

Watch how I make this skillet Dijon Chicken Recipe

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Garlic Dijon Chicken Recipe | The Mediterranean Dish. All-star Dijon chicken recipe. Healthy, gluten free chicken prepared with a light sauce with fresh garlic, Dijon mustard, quality olive oil, honey and warm spices. Bakes in 25 minutes! Recipe comes with suggestions for Mediterranean dishes to serve along! From TheMediterraneanDish.com #chickenrecipes #Mediterraneandiet #healthyrecipes #glutenfree #onepandinner #skilletchicken #skilletrecipes #chickenthighs #chickenthighrecipe

Garlic Dijon Chicken Recipe


Description

Easy, flavor-packed garlic Dijon chicken is the perfect weeknight meal.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1.5 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs (8 pieces)
  • Salt
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut into large pieces

For Garlic Dijon Sauce

  • โ…“ cup Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tsp quality Dijon Mustard
  • 2 tsp quality honey
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ยพ tsp sweet paprika
  • ยฝ tsp black pepper
  • ยฝ tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • pinch salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Take chicken out of the fridge. Pat dry and season on both sides with salt. Set aside for a few minutes.
  3. Make the honey garlic Dijon sauce. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, Dijon mustard, honey, garlic, spices, and salt. Mix.
  4. Add chicken to the honey garlic Dijon sauce. Coat each piece well with the sauce, then transfer chicken to a large  lightly-oiled cast iron skillet (or baking sheet). Pour any Dijon sauce left in bowl on top. Add the onions.
  5. Bake in heated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken thighs are fully cooked through (internal temperature should register 165 degrees F)
  6. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley. Serve hot with Lebanese Rice and loaded Balela salad or this simple 3-ingredient Mediterranean salad (see additional suggestions above)

Notes

  • Cooking Tip: This garlic Dijon chicken bakes quickly, so it's a good idea to prepare sides first.
  • Recommended for this Recipe: our Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil (from organically grown and processed Koroneiki olives). And from our all-natural and organic spice collections: ground coriander, and sweet Spanish paprika.
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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Category: Entree
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Garlic Chicken, Chicken, Dijon Chicken, Easy Chicken Recipe

Skillet containing chicken with a Garlic Dijon sauce

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Garlic Dijon Chicken Recipe | The Mediterranean Dish. All-star Dijon chicken recipe. Healthy, gluten free chicken prepared with a light sauce with fresh garlic, Dijon mustard, quality olive oil, honey and warm spices. Bakes in 25 minutes! Recipe comes with suggestions for Mediterranean dishes to serve along! From TheMediterraneanDish.com #chickenrecipes #Mediterraneandiet #healthyrecipes #glutenfree #onepandinner #skilletchicken #skilletrecipes #chickenthighs #chickenthighrecipe

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I'm Suzy; born and bred right on the shores of the Mediterranean. I'm all about easy, healthy recipes with big Mediterranean flavors. Three values guide my cooking: eat with the seasons; use whole foods; and above all, share! So happy you're here...
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  1. I love this recipe! My family absolutely loved this. However it would be nice to see suggestions for side dishes with this or other recipes.

    1. Hi, Kimberly. So glad you enjoy this one! You can find side dish recommendations towards the end of the post in the section entitled "What to Serve with the Garlic Dijon Chicken." We try to put a "What to Sever with..." section in each of our posts.

  2. Made this today and it turned out great! Flavorful and moist and will make again! Thank you for always coming up with great recipes for us!

  3. Loved this recipe! Used up some dill Dijon mustard on hand and bourbon infused honey. The taste is wonderful and the chicken super juicy. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿ˜ฎ

  4. Iโ€™ve been following you on FB and I like the simplicity and wholesome recipes you do. Your videos are great and I plan to start cooking your dishes ๐Ÿ˜

  5. This chicken is so flavorful and easy to make. I used chicken breasts instead and it turned out great. I also made the boiled garlic and herb potatoes as a side. They were great, and perfect for dipping in the dijon garlic drippings.

  6. This was so quick to put together, and so flavorsome. I too wanted to lick my plate, like one of the other readers ๐Ÿ˜› simply delicious.

  7. So delicious! and very simple. I sopped up the drippings from my skillet with a piece of pita bread. Served with Lebanese Rice and three ingredient Mediterranean Salad. Wanted to lick my plate. My family loved it too.

  8. Fabulous weeknight chicken! So flavorful and delicious! Served this with your Greek potatoes and my kitchen smelled so good. Thank you for all your fabulous recipes.. Will definitely add this to my rotation.

  9. Suzy, thank you for this recipe, it is my absolute favorite to go to for unexpected guests.๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ