Crispy Mustard Chicken with Carrots Recipe

Crispy Mustard Chicken with Carrots Recipe

How To Make Crispy Mustard Chicken with Carrots

Served in under an hour, this rye bread-encrusted mustard chicken is roasted and paired with simple-seasoned carrots for a crunchy, tummy-filling dish.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 3slicesrye bread
  • ¼cupdijon mustard
  • 2tsplime juice,freshly squeezed
  • 1clovelarge garlic
  • 4chicken legs,skinless
  • 2chicken breast,halves, bone-in, skinless
  • coarse salt and ground pepper,to taste
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 5carrots
  • 6scallions


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a food processor, pulse bread until coarse crumbs form.

  2. In a shallow bowl, combine mustard, lime juice, and garlic. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Dip chicken legs (not breast) in mustard mixture, then roll in crumbs, patting to coat.

  3. Place legs and breast on a rimmed baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil.

  4. Check chicken breast after 20 minutes; remove when done. Roast legs another 10 to 15 minutes, until cooked through.

  5. While chicken is roasting, toss carrots with the remaining oil in a 9×13-inch baking pan. Season with salt and pepper.

  6. Place on separate rack in the oven, and roast for 10 minutes. Add scallions to carrots, and roast for about 5 minutes until tender.

  7. Serve legs and vegetables together; reserve breast for another day.


  • Calories: 1013.60kcal
  • Fat: 70.65g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.30g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 31.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 14.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.69g
  • Fiber: 4.11g
  • Sugar: 4.55g
  • Protein: 76.87g
  • Cholesterol: 375.60mg
  • Sodium: 1308.81mg
  • Calcium: 106.11mg
  • Potassium: 1258.79mg
  • Iron: 4.21mg
  • Vitamin A: 766.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.64mg
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