Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken

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Wow…  that pretty much sums up this recipe in one word!  Just WOW!

I’ve been making this chicken for years, the marinade makes this chicken SO tender and juicy!

3 pieces of Easy Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken

This easy recipe makes a great main dish but it’s also the perfect chicken to top a delicious salad or even to use in a grilled chicken sandwich!

The sauce is quick and very simple but tastes absolutely amazing!  I could (I’m not saying I did or didn’t) eat it with a spoon.  This recipe will become a staple in your household!


Items You’ll Need For Honey Mustard Chicken

* Honey * Dijon Mustard * Grill *

Grilled honey mustard chicken
5 from 2 votes
Review Recipe


Prep Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Wow… that pretty much sums up this recipe in one word! Just WOW!


  • 6 Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • 3 Tablespoons of Mayonnaise or Dressing
  • 1/3 Cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

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  1. Mix together Dijon, Honey, Soy Sauce and Lemon juice.
  2. Remove 3 tablespoons of the Honey Mustard Sauce and set aside.
  3. Mix the chicken breasts with the marinade and let sit up to 4 hours in the fridge
  4. Preheat the grill to medium and grill the chicken 6-7 minutes per side or until juices run clear and the chicken reaches 170 degrees.
  1. Add 3 tablespoons of mayo or dressing to the reserved Honey Mustard Sauce
  2. Drizzle over chicken breasts and enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 295, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 357mg, Potassium: 275mg, Carbohydrates: 12g, Sugar: 11g, Protein: 24g, Vitamin A: 2.1%, Vitamin C: 1.4%, Calcium: 2%, Iron: 6.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword honey mustard chicken
This recipe originally appeared on in April 2013.  Updated July 2015.

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Easy Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken is tender & juicy... totally irresistible! This can be grilled (or baked) for the perfect summer meal and this chicken is perfect on a fresh crisp salad!

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  1. This is a wonderful, flavorful chicken – love this on a salad….thank you for sharing. I have used this recipe many times – my favorite!

  2. This was amazing!  Served it with grilled Romaine and grille Ciabatta.  Big hit with the family on a hot summer day.  Definite do over!!

  3. Has anyone tried this with chicken pieces instead of breasts? I’ve made it before with breasts and it was amazing!!! This sauce is so awesome!!

    1. I’ve only tried the recipe as written Michelle, so can’t say for sure. Let us know if you try marinating overnight!

  4. I accidentally added the mayo with everything else to marinate the chicken. Did I screw it up too bad or will it still work…?

    1. Mayo makes chicken very tender so it should be great! You may need to add a little extra so you have enough sauce.

  5. This is amazing! I double my recipe for the sauce so people can use it as there dressing on the salad because the sauce is so delicious.

  6. This chicken is amazing! I’ve always been leery for some reason of honey mustard so I’ve never really tried it. But I tried this and it has completely changed my view of honey mustard. AMAZING!

  7. Love honey mustard chicken on the grill. You added a few extra ingredients so I can’t wait to try it.
    I make sandwiches with the chicken usually in a pocket or a roll. Sounds delightful!!

      1. I never thought about using it as a sandwich I’ll definitely have to try and I wanted to tell you thank you for all the awesome recipes that you share I enjoy them very much

  8. Wow, this looks delicious, and I love that it’s not complicated!
    Thanks for linking up with us at Delicious Dish Tuesday last week! This week I’m featuring your recipe as my favorite recipe from those linked up last week!! Please come back this week and share another great recipe!! :)

  9. Your honey mustard sauce sounds delicious. I like the addition of the mayonnaise. Thank you for sharing your recipe with the Hearth and Soul hop.

  10. This looks yummy and I am always on the look out for a great grilled chicken recipe! Thanks for sharing with us at our Monday Funday link party!

    Take care,