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Easy honey and mustard chicken recipe – super tender chicken breast pieces in a simple tasty sauce. Great served with mashed sweet potato or fries – family dinner idea you’ll all just love!

I find that cooking for a family means you need lots of easy chicken breast recipes!

They’d literally eat chicken breast every single night in one way or another.

So I’m always coming up with new chicken breast ideas, just to keep things interesting at dinner time.

Honey and Mustard Chicken Recipe

Our honey and mustard chickens a quick and easy chicken breast recipe. It’s so simple and so tasty and as it’s ready in just 30 minutes it’s a great midweek family dinner, perfect for a busy school night.

With just five ingredients our honey and mustard chicken couldn’t be easier to cook.

Fancy a pan cooked chicken dijon casserole – just switch the wholegrain mustard for Dijon.

homemade honey and mustard chicken sprinkled with chopped parsley

Equipment Needed

  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Skillet or frying pan
  • Cooking spoon or spatula
  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon

Honey and Mustard Chicken Ingredients

ingredients for honey and mustard chicken - diced chicken breast, onion, wholegrain mustard, chicken stock and small bowl of honey all gathered together on a wooden chopping board

To make our chicken mini fillet recipes you will need…

  • 1 onion – sliced or chopped (whichever you prefer)
  • 600g chicken breast mini fillets – chopped into bitesize pieces
  • 250ml hot chicken stock
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbs olive oil or rapeseed oil

How To Make Our Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

Our mini chicken fillet recipe is super easy – just follow the steps below

Step One – peel, dice and fry the onion

  • Peel and dice the onion
diced onion on a blue saucer, glass bowl with honey in and small white bowl with wholegrain mustard in it all gathered on a wooden chopping board
  • Add a splash of olive oil to a skillet pan and gently sauté the chopped onion for around 5 minutes or until softening.
enamel skillet pan with onions being fried in olive oil, small bow of honey and mustard are next to the pan

Step Two – seal the chicken ready for the honey mustard sauce

  • Add the chicken breast pieces and fry them with the onions until the chicken is turning white.
enamel skillet pan with onions and chicken breast being fried in olive oil

Step Three – make the honey mustard sauce for chicken

  • Once the chicken is browned – pour in the hot chicken stock and stir well.
enamel skillet pan with onions and chicken breast in - hot chicken stock is being poured over
  • Add the mustard and honey to the pan with the chicken and onions.
enamel skillet pan with chicken, onions and hot chicken stock - spoonful of wholegrain mustard has just been added
  • Stir everything together gently then bring the stock to the boil, then reduce the heat and cook with the lid on for around 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through properly.
honey and wholegrain mustard being stirred into a panful of chicken, onions and hot chicken stock
  • If the honey and mustard gravy needs thickening – do this with a tsp of cornflour stirred into cold water to make a paste and then mix it though the gravy and simmer until thickened.
homemade honey and mustard chicken in a orange enamel skillet pan

What To Serve With Honey Mustard Chicken

homemade honey and mustard chicken in a orange enamel skillet pan

We love our tasty honey mustard chicken recipe served with…

  • fresh pasta with just a scattering of grated parmesan cheese
  • serve with fries and a tasty side salad
  • add green vegetables like beans, peas or broccoli on the side
  • serve with rice and grilled mushrooms.

Make Honey Mustard Chicken Pasta

You could turn our easy chicken in mustard sauce into a honey mustard chicken pasta dish.

Simply toss freshly cooked pasta through the chicken and sauce and then scatter with grated Parmesan cheese and a handful of chopped flat leaf parsley, maybe add some torn basil leaves.

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Make Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe Your Way

There’s lots of ways to make our one pan chicken recipes in your own style.

  • want some more veggies – throw in some baby button mushrooms.
  • no onions – use a leek.
  • go fishy and replace the chicken with salmon fillets – just reduce the cooking time.
  • want some heat, add a pinch of chilli flakes.
  • leftovers taste good next day reheated and served as a baked potato filling or wrapped in pastry as quick little pasties.

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More Easy Tasty Chicken Recipes To Make

If your family love chicken breast then try these simple chicken breast recipes, I think you’ll really like how tasty and easy they are to cook.

  • Easy Spanish Chicken Stew – delicious warming family dinner, serve this easy chicken breast recipe idea with mashed potatoes and green vegetables.
  • Chicken Balti Cheat Recipe – super easy cheat’s chicken curry – you’ll just love how this tastes! A great recipe for chicken breast.
  • Spicy Chicken Noodles – a quick and easy noodle dish with homemade stir fry sauce, all ready to eat in under 30 minutes!
  • Cajun Chicken And Rice – a super easy, flavourful rice dish that’s simple to cook, filling and a real hit with the family! Great for weeknight dinner.
  • Garlic Chicken Pasta – a super easy pasta dish, succulent chicken breast tossed with freshly cooked pasta in a rich creamy, garlicky sauce.

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More Chicken Mini Fillets Recipes To Make

Even more tasty things to do with chicken breast for dinner – these recipe use the chicken mini fillets so they’re even quicker to prepare.

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Yield: Serves 4

Easy Honey and Mustard Chicken

homemade honey and mustard chicken in a orange enamel skillet pan

Easy honey and mustard chicken recipe – super tender chicken breast pieces in a simple tasty sauce.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 1 onion
  • 600g chicken breasts
  • 250ml chicken stock 
  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbs olive oil 


  1. Add the oil to a skillet pan and gently fry the onions.
  2. Add in the chicken breasts and brown.
  3. Pour over the chicken stock, add the mustard and honey and stir gently.
  4. Bring the pan to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer with the lid on for around 15-20 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. If you need to thicken the gravy do this using a tsp of cornflour mixed to a paste with cold water and then stirred through the sauce - simmering until thickened.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 323Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 230mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 49g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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honey and mustard chicken served scattered with flat leaf parsley

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