Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken – the best recipe for baked chicken breast with honey mustard sauce. Seasoning chicken and searing it before baking creates the incredibly rich flavor in this dish.

Ingredients :

  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt I used sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1.5 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1.5 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

Instructions :

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together minced garlic, 1 teaspoon olive oil, paprika, salt and Italian seasoning.
  3. Coat each chicken breast with seasoning mixture.
  4. In a medium skillet, heat up olive oil. Sear each chicken breast, 2 to 3 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  5. Remove from skillet and place in 2qt baking dish. (see notes for searing and baking in cast iron skillet).
  6. In another small bowl, whisk honey, vinegar and both mustards.
  7. Add 1/4 cup of chicken stock to the pan and deglaze it, by scraping any baked-on bits from searing the chicken. You don’t want to skip this step, as there is a lot of flavor in the pan.
  8. Add honey mustard sauce to the pan and whisk together. Pour the mixture over chicken.
  9. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake for 5 more minutes.
  10. Check the internal temperature of each chicken breast. If it reads at least 165 degrees F, the chicken is done.
  11. Remove dish from oven and let it stand 10 minutes before serving.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

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