Sauteed Chicken Legs Moutarde

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Chef JAB

This recipe is very old and not sure where it came from. I have been preparing this dish since 1972.

Top Review by Kayne

It was delicious, but next time I make it I think I will make more sauce. There was not quite enough to cover the chicken and the noodles. However, I will DEFINITLY be doing it again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet and brown the chicken legs on both sides.
  2. Add 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper.
  3. Discard the browning oil and replace it with 1/4 cup of the chicken broth.
  4. Cover pan and cook until tender, about 30 minutes.
  5. Cook and butter the noodles, season with the remaining salt, pepper and chives.
  6. Remove the chicken pieces to a serving platter.
  7. Skim fat from the juices and add 1/3 cup of chicken broth to the pan, scrape well to dissolve all the chicken cooking juices and bring to boil.
  8. Dissolve the cornstarch in the remaining cold chicken broth and add to the skillet and stir until thickened.
  9. Remove from heat and let cool a minuite or so and stir in the mustard.
  10. Do not reboil.
  11. Strain the sauce into a small bowl.
  12. Add 1 teaspoon of chopped parsley.
  13. Spoon the sauce over chicken and surround it with the noodles.

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