Maple Dijon Chicken Skillet

Enjoy all of the best flavors of the season with this Maple Dijon Chicken Skillet! Mix together sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, apple and chicken with a simple maple dijon mustard sauce to create an easy dinner in 30 minutes.

maple dijon chicken in a skillet

Allow me to introduce you to one of my favorite chicken skillet recipes. This easy chicken and vegetable skillet is a delicious recipe made with ingredients commonly found in your kitchen. It’s a great way to clean out the fridge and pantry. It’s easy to make and is packed with flavor!

Ingredients You Need

ingredients for maple dijon chicken skillet
  • Chicken: You can use chopped boneless chicken breast or boneless skinless thighs.
  • Vegetables: Brussels sprouts, sweet potato and red onion are preferred. You can also swap for broccoli, red potatoes or another favorite vegetable.
  • Apple: This adds subtle sweetness and fresh flavor.
  • Chicken Broth: You can substitute with vegetable broth or water, if desired.
  • Maple Syrup: You can use honey or another type of sweetener.
  • Grainy Dijon Mustard: Course dijon mustard with the seeds is preferred, but you can use any type of dijon mustard.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: You can substitute with white wine vinegar or red wine vinegar, however the flavor may be stronger so I would substitute with less.
  • Spices: Fresh thyme and rosemary add the best flavor to the sauce. You can use substitute with 1/4 each of dried thyme and rosemary, if desired.
mixing together ingredients for chicken skillet

Expert Tips

  • Chop the vegetables and chicken in advance to save time.
  • You can prep the sauce in advance, but you may need to whisk it again before adding to the dish.
  • Swap the vegetables with some of your other favorite flavors like broccoli, green beans or red potatoes.
  • Use fresh herbs when possible.
  • Storage: Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
a spoon scooping out maple dijon chicken skillet

We have a lot of favorite meals, but this one consistently appears on our dinner menu every single week during the fall season. It’s packed with ingredients that are good for you and is loaded with flavor.

Try this Maple Dijon Chicken Skillet and let us know what you think!

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maple dijon chicken in a skillet

Maple Dijon Chicken Skillet

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
Mix together sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, apple and chicken with a simple maple dijon mustard sauce to create an easy dinner in 30 minutes.
5 from 2 votes

Ingredients 

  • 4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup Brussels sprouts, quartered
  • 1/2 sweet red apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth, more if needed

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons grainy Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary

Instructions

  • In a bowl, whisk together ingredients for the sauce. Set aside.
  • Heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper and saute until cooked through. Remove to a plate.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add remaining oil to the skillet. Add red onion, sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts, sauteeing for 6 to 8 minutes. Splash in the chicken broth as needed to deglaze the pan.
  • When sweet potatoes are almost fork tender, add in diced apple and saute 2 minutes.
  • Add chicken back to the skillet along with the sauce and stir everything together. Cook another 2 to 3 minutes until warmed through. Enjoy!

Notes

SUBSTITUTIONS:
  • Chicken: Use chopped boneless chicken breast or boneless skinless thighs.
  • Vegetables: You can also swap for broccoli, red potatoes or another favorite vegetable.
  • Chicken Broth: You can substitute with vegetable broth or water, if desired.
  • Maple Syrup: You can use honey or another type of sweetener.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar: You can substitute with white wine vinegar or red wine vinegar, however the flavor may be stronger so I would substitute with less.
  • Spices: You can use substitute with 1/4 each of dried thyme and rosemary, if desired.
 
STORAGE: Store leftovers in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 261kcal, Carbohydrates: 21g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 253mg, Potassium: 733mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 4917IU, Vitamin C: 24mg, Calcium: 45mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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2 comments on “Maple Dijon Chicken Skillet”

  1. Easy and filling and SO SO delicious! Can’t wait to have this again. It’s now on our monthly rotation. Thanks!

  2. This recipe is so wonderful! I love that it’s quick and easy but elegant enough for a nice dinner!

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