Braised Chicken in Mustard Sauce

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

1 hour



This tasty braised chicken is delicious served with garlic mashed potatoes and your favorite oven-roasted vegetables.


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 1/2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a heavy pan over medium heat. Brown chicken thighs on both sides.
  2. Remove chicken and drain all but 1 tablespoon of fat from pan.
  3. Saute shallots on medium-low heat until translucent, but not browned.
  4. Add white wine, chicken stock and garlic cloves.
  5. Add chicken back to the pan and bring to a simmer. Cook, covered, until chicken is tender, about 30-45 minutes.
  6. Remove chicken from the pan again and bring liquid to a boil; reduce by 3/4. Once the liquid has thickened, add mustard and capers. Season with salt and black pepper. Add butter to enrich.
  7. Add chicken and warm through.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 362 calories, 24 g. fat, 87 mg. cholesterol, 3 g. carbohydrate, trace dietary fiber, 17 g. protein, 1,482 mg. sodium