Braised Chicken and Brussels Sprouts

The sweet, earthy flavor of brussels sprouts pairs well with braised chicken in this one-skillet meal.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, November 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 whole chicken (3 1/2 to 4 pounds), cut into 10 pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 pound brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 2 medium shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Season chicken with salt and pepper. In batches, cook chicken until browned, about 6 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate, then add brussels sprouts and shallots to pan. Saute until golden brown, 3 minutes. Stir in mustard and cook 1 minute. Add vinegar and broth, return chicken to pan, and bring to a rapid simmer.

  2. Transfer pan to oven and braise until chicken is cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. Add cream to pan and swirl to combine; season with salt and pepper.

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