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honey mustard chicken breasts baked in a glass baking dish ready to be served all topped with a savory honey mustard sauce.
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Honey Mustard Chicken

This Honey Mustard Chicken is a super delicious and easy dinner recipe that will wow you with it's amazing flavor! The rich and creamy, honey mustard sauce is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy and adds so much flavor to this easy chicken recipe - yum!
Course Dinner, Entree, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword honey mustard chicken, honey mustard chicken recipe, mustard chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 468kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts about 1 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter sliced into individual one tablespoon pieces
  • parsley chopped, optional garnish


  • Preheat the oven to 375°F. Spray a 9 x13 (or smaller) baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pound out chicken breasts to an even thickness, about ½ to ¾ inch thick. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat. Add the chicken breasts and cook on both sides until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil, Dijon mustard, yellow mustard, honey and garlic powder.
  • Pour half of the honey mustard sauce in the bottom of the baking dish. Assemble the chicken pieces on top of the sauce and then pour remaining sauce atop the chicken breasts.
  • Top off by placing one sliced tablespoon of salted butter on each chicken breast.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until core temperature reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit. The time needed to cook will vary depending on the size of chicken breasts and how well they were seared.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley, optional.


Storage Information:
Refrigerator: Leftover chicken should be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 to 4 days.
To Freeze: Place cooled chicken in an airtight, freezer safe container and freeze for up to 3 months.


Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 1099mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 406IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg