As the days shorten and the weather grows chillier, I've decided to give my barbecue grill a much-needed rest (for now). Instead, I'll be taking Sunday's dinners back into the kitchen, where, I'll turn my attention to America's favorite dinner meat: chicken.
Convenient, healthy, affordable, and delectable, this staple protein comes through time and time again. Today, I'm searing all-purpose breasts in a hot skillet, then cooking them in the oven for a golden brown and crispy skin. I'll serve the chicken with a zippy mustard sauce. Craving chicken yet? Then read more. Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts, skin on Directions Serves 4.
Crisp Mustard-Glazed Chicken Breasts
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for breasts
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
2-1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
3/4 cup coarse breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme, plus more for garnish
3/4 cup homemade or low-sodium canned chicken stock
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 boneless chicken breasts, skin on