photo: Spicy Mustard Marinated Chicken

Spicy Mustard Marinated Chicken

We are going to cook incredibly delicious and juicy chicken in mustard marinade with vegetables - a great dish for a hearty lunch or dinner. Thanks to the marinade of the two types of mustard and finely chopped onion, the meat turns out tender, with a delicious golden crust. Vegetables soak in juice from chicken and become fragrant and incredibly delicious. You can cook chicken drumsticks, wings or even a whole chicken instead of thighs for this recipe. Until the pumpkin season has not begun, this ingredient can be replaced by carrots.


  • Chicken thigh
    6 pcs
  • Potato
    1 kg
  • Pumpkin
    200 g
  • Onion
    1 pcs
  • Mustard
    2 tbsp
  • Olive oil
    5 tbsp
  • Salt
    - to taste
  • Ground black pepper
    0,5 tsp
  • Seasoning for chicken
    0,5 tsp


  • 1. Prepare the marinade for the chicken. Peel and chop onion finely. Drive it in a deep container, where we will marinate meat. Add two types of mustard and two tablespoons of olive oil.
  • 2. Mix the marinade until smooth. It will become thick and fragrant.
  • 3. Wash and dry chicken thighs on paper towels. Salt and season meat with spices. Put it in a bowl with the prepared marinade. Mix for all pieces of chicken to be covered with mustard marinade. Leave the meat at least for 30 minutes or even for a night. In this case, the chicken should be covered with foil and put into the refrigerator.
  • 4. Prepare a vegetable side dish. Wash potatoes, peel them from the skin. Cut tubers into slices with thickness of 0.5 cm. Put the vegetables on an ovenproof baking dish.
  • 5. Peel pumpkin from skin and seeds. Cut the flesh into cubes of small size. Add the pumpkin to the potatoes.
  • 6. Sprinkle the ingredients with salt and ground black pepper. Pour the vegetables with the remaining olive oil, mix.
  • 7. On the top of the vegetable pillow lay the chicken together with the marinade.
  • 8. Cover the baking dish with foil with mirror side up and put it in a preheated up to 200 degrees oven. After 30 minutes, remove the foil and continue to cook meat with vegetables until readiness for 10-15 minutes.
  • 9. Lay chicken and vegetables on plates and serve it hot, garnishing with herbs.
    Bon appetit!