Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken
Sweet and Tangy Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken is perfect for a summer BBQ. Tender chicken with a flavorful honey dijon sauce.
Since grilling season is upon us, I am sharing some of our favorite chicken marinade recipes. If you haven't tried My Best Chicken Marinade Recipe, you need to put it on the list too!
Honey and mustard go together like peanut butter and jelly. The tanginess of the dijon mustard and natural sweetness of the honey are the perfect marriage. This honey mustard sauce serves as both a marinade and a sauce. The chicken is left to marinate in a portion of the sauce and the remaining sauce is brushed on while grilling. This helps to flavor the chicken from within.
The key is to let the chicken sit in this honey mustard marinade for at least 30 minutes. By poking small holes with a fork in the chicken, it allows the marinade to penetrate the chicken. Once the chicken goes on the grill, have the extra sauce you set aside ready to go. A brush is always handy since it makes brushing the marinade on the chicken, while cooking, a breeze.
What is in the Honey Mustard Marinade?
It all starts with a mix of dijon and traditional mustard, honey, olive oil (may substitute canola or vegetable oil), garlic powder, salt, and pepper. It's made with such simple ingredients.
How long should you cook the chicken on the grill?
It depends on the thickness of the chicken breast. If you prefer to use thinly sliced chicken breasts, they will cook quicker than thick chicken breasts. The rule of thumb is usually 3-5 minutes per side on medium to medium-high heat. The FDA says that chicken is fully-cooked at 165 degrees. Keep in mind that chicken continues to cook slightly once you remove from the grill.
Happy Grilling, my friends!
Instruction#6 does not make sense. If you brush the remaining sauce in the chicken when you place it in the grill, there’s no sauce left to put on the chicken when you take it off. Looking forward to tasting later tonight.
So tender and juicy! Loved it!
Can you grill this on the stove top in a grill pan, or bake it in the oven?
Delicious! I can't wait to make this again.
Hi, I took a screen shot of one your stories on Instagram where you showed that you made dinner to bring someone. It looks like it might be this chicken, but there were carrots and potatoes in the pan too. I would love to make the same meal for a friend. Just curious if this is the same dinner.
I'm excited, so excited to make this recipe today!
I read in your blog that you combined two mustards to create the honey mustard, but in your list of ingredients it states only 1/3 cup of one kind of mustard. Please let me know what instructions I should follow?
Thank you 🙂
You can use 1/3 c. Of any one mustard or combination of mustards
I made this for dinner last night and my family loved it. Served it with rice, which was perfect. Thank you for all your great recipes....I love your blog!
The Modern Proper
This looks so yum! Have you ever tried curry powder in your sauce? Well anyway, honey mustard is just so good on chicken and once it's grilled, it is texture perfection. Thanks for sharing!
Omg, i tried your easy buttermilk drop biscuits..fantastic and easy, best part is the flavor. Thank you, bobbe