Creamy Dijon Chicken Thighs with Bacon and Spinach Recipe

Creamy Dijon Chicken Thighs with Bacon and Spinach Recipe

How To Make Creamy Dijon Chicken Thighs with Bacon and Spinach

Dijon mustard is the star for this dish that features chicken thighs. The creamy sauce is made special with a hint of bitterness from mustard.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Chicken

  • 2lbsboneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • 1tspseasoning salt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • 5ozbacon

For Sauce

  • 2tbspbutter
  • 1pconion
  • 4 clovesgarlic
  • 1tbspfresh chopped parsley
  • 1tspdried thyme
  • 1tspdried rosemary
  • cupPinot Grigio(dry white wine)
  • 1 ½cupshalf and half
  • 2tbspdijon mustard
  • ½tspchicken bouillon powder
  • ½tspFreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese
  • 2cupsbaby spinach leaves


  1. Season chicken with seasoning salt and pepper.

  2. Heat oil in a large pan or skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken until crispy and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

  3. To the same pan or skillet, add the bacon and fry until crispy. Transfer to a plate and set aside.

  4. Heat butter in the pan and sauté onion until transparent. Sauté garlic, parsley, thyme and rosemary for about 1 minute until fragrant.

  5. Add in the white wine to deglaze the pan while scraping up any bits from the bottom of the pan. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes or until the wine has reduced by half.

  6. Pour in cream and Dijon mustard, mix through, and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook gently for a further minute to allow the sauce to thicken.

  7. Add the Parmesan and allow to melt through the sauce. Season with bullion powder and pepper, to taste.

  8. Add the spinach and allow to wilt. Return chicken to the skillet.

  9. Top with the crispy bacon. Sprinkle with extra herbs. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 684.25kcal
  • Fat: 49.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 25.62g
  • Trans Fat: 0.22g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.23g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.05g
  • Fiber: 0.94g
  • Sugar: 11.68g
  • Protein: 42.94g
  • Cholesterol: 261.67mg
  • Sodium: 974.47mg
  • Calcium: 365.68mg
  • Potassium: 814.67mg
  • Iron: 2.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 312.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.66mg
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