January 30, 2019

3 And A Half Recipes | Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini

When you’re feeling peckish but tired of the same old fare cooked at home – try this recipe that is easy to make and absolutely healthy! Our Dijon-Smothered Chicken Legs with Broccolini ticks all the boxes! Dinner for one, two or even a whole hoot, try this recipe and rake in compliments without the extra calories!


1 (24-oz.) package frozen steam and mash cut potatoes

8 medium chicken drumsticks

Kosher salt and black pepper

1/4 c. plus 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour

2 tbsp. butter

3/4 c. chicken stock

1/4 c. white wine

1/2 c. heavy cream

1 1/2 tbsp. whole-grain Dijon mustard

2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme

2 bunches Broccolini

1 tbsp. olive oil

1 sliced lemon

2 chopped garlic cloves



1. Heat broiler to high. Prepare frozen steam and mash cut potatoes according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, season drumsticks with kosher salt and black pepper. Toss with 1/4 cup flour. Cook in butter in a large skillet over medium heat, turning occasionally, until browned, 6 to 8 minutes.

3. Whisk together chicken stock, white wine, heavy cream, whole-grain Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon flour, and chopped thyme. Pour over chicken, scraping any browned bits. Cook, partially covered, turning occasionally until cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes.

5. Meanwhile, toss together broccolini, olive oil, lemon, and chopped garlic cloves on baking sheet. Season with kosher salt and black pepper. Broil until lightly charred, 6 to 8 minutes. Serve chicken and sauce on potatoes with broccolini alongside.