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The Best Honey Mustard Chicken

The Best Honey Mustard Chicken

  • Author: Quin Liburd
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: American


Make this easy + best honey mustard chicken recipe for your next meal and you will not be disappointed; it’s insanely good, packed with so much flavor, and baked to perfection!


  • 8 bone-in chicken thighs with skin, excess skin removed
  • 1/2 cup liquid honey
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup whole grain mustard
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Optional sides: rice and broccoli for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Clean chicken thighs and pat dry- set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the honey, oil, both mustards, curry powder, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Using a large 10-12 inch skillet, place chicken thighs into skillet and season both sides with salt and pepper, leaving chicken skin side up.
  4. Pour honey mustard sauce all over chicken thighs.
  5. Place skillet into oven and bake for 50 minutes to an hour or until chicken is cooked completely.
  6. Serve with rice and broccoli, if desired.


I find that this recipe works best with chicken thighs but feel free to use other parts of chicken (such as legs, breasts, wings, etc.) if you prefer.