Mustard chicken is a classic dish that is both easy to make and flavorful. The mustard sauce can be made with a variety of different mustards, so you can find a flavor that suits your taste. This dish is perfect for a weeknight meal, and it can be served with a variety of sides, such as rice, potatoes, or vegetables.

Mustard Chicken


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large oven-proof skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and cook for 4-5 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, chicken broth, honey, and thyme (if using).
  5. Pour the mustard sauce over the chicken breasts in the skillet.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and the sauce is bubbly.
  7. Serve immediately with your favorite sides.


  • You can use bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts for this recipe if you prefer. Just be sure to increase the cooking time by 10-15 minutes.
  • If you don't have Dijon mustard, you can use another type of mustard, such as yellow mustard or whole-grain mustard.
  • For a thicker sauce, you can whisk in a cornstarch slurry (1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water) before adding the sauce to the chicken.
  • This dish is also delicious and served over rice or pasta.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Enjoy this delicious and easy mustard chicken recipe!

I hope you enjoy this recipe for Mustard Chicken. It is a great way to add some flavor to your chicken dishes. With a few simple ingredients, you can create a delicious and satisfying meal that your whole family will love.

Additional Mustard Chicken Recipe Variations

There are many different ways to vary this recipe. Here are a few ideas:

  • Spicy Mustard Chicken: Add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the mustard sauce for a bit of heat.
  • Herb Mustard Chicken: Add your favorite chopped herbs, such as parsley, rosemary, or oregano, to the mustard sauce.
  • Lemon Mustard Chicken: Add a tablespoon of lemon juice to the mustard sauce for a bright and fresh flavor.
  • Dijon Mustard Chicken: Use all Dijon mustard in the sauce for a more intense mustard flavor.
  • Creamy Mustard Chicken: Stir in 1/2 cup of heavy cream to the mustard sauce for a richer flavor.

With so many variations, you can find a mustard chicken recipe that is perfect for your taste buds. So get creative and enjoy!

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