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One Pan Braised Chicken with White Beans and Cabbage

Louisa Clements
One pan braised chicken with white beans, cabbage, mushrooms and bacon is the ultimate winter dinner made with chicken thighs. 
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time1 hour 1 minute
Total Time1 hour 16 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 8 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin-on
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1" pieces
  • 227 g sliced mushrooms
  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 cup white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a large ovenproof pan over medium-high heat. Add oil, sear chicken, skin side down for 6-8 minutes, flip and cook another 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium. Add bacon, cook 3 minutes, add onion and cook an additional 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Add mushrooms and cabbage, cook another 4 minutes. Add cider vinegar, mustard and white beans.
  • Cover with chicken broth, stir in thyme and bay leaves. Place chicken on top, and transfer to oven.
  • Roast, uncovered ,for 40 minutes, or until chicken is fully cooked and liquid has reduced.
  • Remove bay leaves and serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts
One Pan Braised Chicken with White Beans and Cabbage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 740 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 236mg79%
Sodium 554mg24%
Potassium 1174mg34%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 259IU5%
Vitamin C 29mg35%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. If you have any specific dietary concerns, please consult with your healthcare practitioner.