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Perfectly seared and baked chicken thighs in a honey mustard sauce with hints of rosemary make this baked honey mustard chicken a great dinner.

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 6 bone in, skin on chicken thighs (about 2 lb.)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 34 sprigs fresh rosemary


  1. Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper to taste and 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  2. In an oven-safe skillet over medium high heat, sear the thighs on both sides with 1 tablespoon oil until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side. Arrange chicken thighs skin side up
  3. Mix mustard, honey, 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard and garlic
  4. Spread the mustard mixture on the thighs. Wedge in rosemary sprigs in between the chicken
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes. A meat thermometer should read 175 degrees F or the juices should run clear when pierced with a fork
  6. Drain off any excess fat before serving
  7. Dish and serve hot


Inspired by Simply Recipes

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 55 mins