These Cranberry-Glazed Chicken Thighs are absolutely gorgeous, am I right? The combination of cranberries and poultry makes for a simple, delicious dish that feels classier than it is. With a bit of mint thrown in, this glaze provides not only a riot of flavors but a beautiful color scheme to dress up these inexpensive cuts of chicken. You can make this with breast if you prefer or even use it to glaze wings, though cooking times will vary depending on how big your cuts are. This has become one of my all-time favorite poultry recipes because it’s so easy to throw together. You can even make the glaze ahead of time if you want and it’s very forgiving if you want to swap in some other kind of herb to round out the flavor (I often use rosemary, because I usually have too much of that lying around). Heck, you can even use your favorite jam instead of the cranberry sauce! Serve these Cranberry-Glazed Chicken Thighs alongside some simple greens and mashed sweet potatoes for a well-rounded meal, or use leftovers to top off a salad. They’re good hot or cold!
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