Braised Lemon Chicken Thighs narrow display Braised Lemon Chicken Thighs wide display

Braised Lemon Chicken Thighs

Potatoes and Dijon Mustard


Serves 4
Active Time:
~15 min
Total Time:
~1hr 43 min


Sear chicken thighs

  • Pat chicken thighs dry with paper towels. Season both sides with a few pinches of salt.
  • Add 1 tablespoon cooking oil to Chef's Pan.
  • Place chicken, skin side down, in Brava Chef’s Pan and slide, uncovered, into top shelf.
  • Press green button to begin cooking.
  • Note: You will flip chicken thighs and add additional ingredients after 20 minutes.
  • While food cooks, cut four ¼-inch-thick slices from lemon. Save remaining lemon for finishing dish.


Cook chicken & vegetables

  • Once Brava notifies you, carefully remove Chef’s Pan from oven and flip chicken skin side up. Add potatoes, lemon slices, garlic cloves, chicken stock, 2 or 3 thyme sprigs and a pinch of salt. Make sure vegetables and lemon slices are not covering chicken.
  • Cover Chef’s Pan with lid and slide into top shelf. Press green button to continue cooking.
  • While food cooks, remove thyme leaves from remaining sprigs.


Finish sauce & serve

  • When your food is done, transfer chicken to serving platter.
  • Add olives, butter and mustard to Chef’s Pan with vegetables and stir until butter is melted and fully incorporated. Taste and season with salt and pepper and lemon juice, if desired.
  • Spoon vegetables and sauce on top of chicken. Garnish with thyme leaves.