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This cider glazed chicken is the perfect dinner for a busy weeknight - it only has 6 ingredients and is ready in 30 minutes.

Cider Glazed Chicken

This cider glazed chicken only has 6 ingredients and is ready in 30 minutes. 
Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 416kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter divided use
  • 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • 3/4 cup apple cider + 1 tablespoon divided use
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 3 apples cored and thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large skillet melt 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Season the chicken generously with salt and pepper; cook, skin-side down, until golden, about 8 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken, add the cider, then place the pan in the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  • After the pan comes out of the oven transfer the chicken to a plate. Whisk the mustard and sage into the cider drippings; season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour the sauce over the chicken.
  • While the chicken is cooking, In another skillet, cook the apples in the remaining butter over medium-high for 5 minutes. Add the remaining tablespoon of apple cider, turn the heat to high and cook for 1-2 minutes more. Season the apples to taste with salt and serve them alongside the chicken.


Calories: 416kcal