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Honey Mustard Chicken
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4.80 from 15 votes

Honey Dijon Skillet Chicken

Deliciously tender and flavorful honey mustard chicken, cooked in a skillet stove top.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Chicken, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy chicken recipe, honey dijon skillet chicken, honey dijon skillet chicken recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 634kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbs olive oil


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream or whole milk
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbs spicy brown mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Place chicken between pieces of plastic wrap, and use a meat mallet to pound chicken until even thickness
  • Season with paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Put olive oil in a large skillet, and turn on to medium heat.
  • Cook chicken for 5-7 minutes on each side over medium heat until browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover to keep warm.
  • To make the sauce, keep the pan over medium heat and melt the butter. Add garlic and saute for a minute or so until fragrant. Add milk. Whisk in honey and dijon mustard and spicy brown until incorporated. Stir in paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add chicken back into skillet, cover with sauce, cook for 1-2 minutes, and serve.


Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 209mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 524mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1790IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 0.9mg