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Honey Beer Sauce Chicken Thighs

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WW Freestyle: 9
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Seasoned to perfection with garlic, paprika and dried herbs, these juicy Honey Beer Sauce Chicken Thighs are coated in a sweet and savory beer sauce packed with flavorful ingredients!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 376
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 to 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, about 6 to 8 chicken thighs
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 2 thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ cup beer
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Instructions 

  • Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet set over medium heat.
  • Season chicken thighs with oregano, thyme, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Rub in the seasoning to stick to the thighs.
  • Add chicken thighs to the heated skillet and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until chicken flips over easily and is golden brown on the bottom.
  • Flip the chicken over and continue to cook for 6 to 8 more minutes, or until done and internal temperature of the chicken registers at 165˚F.
  • Remove cooked thighs from the skillet and set aside.
  • Return skillet to burner and Increase heat to medium-high. Add a little more oil, if needed.
  • Add shallots to the skillet and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in garlic and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Whisk in beer, soy sauce, mustard, and honey; increase heat to HIGH and bring mixture to a boil, while stirring up all the browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
  • Continue to cook for 3 minutes, or until liquid is reduced.
  • Return chicken thighs to the skillet and turn to coat with the sauce.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

Notes

NET CARBS: 8 g
Nutrition Facts
Honey Beer Sauce Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 215mg72%
Sodium 660mg28%
Potassium 644mg18%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 45g90%
Vitamin A 190IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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