This fantastic one-pan dinner is ideal for a Sunday supper or casual fall get-together with friends; the sauce is delicious, so serve with bread or mashed potatoes to soak up every delicious bite.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a very large skillet cook bacon over medium heat until crisp; remove from pan, reserving drippings in skillet. Add chicken, skin side down, and cook 10 minutes or until browned, turning once; remove from skillet. Add apples to the skillet and cook 4 minutes or until browned on both sides; remove from skillet. Drain and discard drippings from skillet.

  • Add cider, thyme, mustard, and salt to skillet, scraping up any browned bits. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Return chicken to skillet. Cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add apples and cook, uncovered, 3 to 5 minutes more or until chicken is done (at least 175°F).

  • To serve, divide chicken thighs, Brussels sprouts, and apples among shallow bowls or plates. Spoon cider mixture over top. Sprinkle each serving with bacon.

Nutrition Facts

860 calories; 59 g total fat; 17 g saturated fat; 12 g polyunsaturated fat; 25 g monounsaturated fat; 295 mg cholesterol; 840 mg sodium. 804 mg potassium; 23 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 52 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 614 IU vitamin a; 44 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 12 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 35 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 49 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;