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Grilled Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

This chicken marinade is very simple but has tons of flavor. It's one of our BEST grilled chicken recipes!
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time52 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Chicken Dinner, Grilled chicken, Honey Mustard, Honey Mustard chicken
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 282kcal
Author: Kendra Murdock


  • ½ cup any whole grain mustard
  • ½ cup honey
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  • Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl.
  • Reserve 4 tablespoons of sauce and then pour the remaining honey mustard mixture over the chicken, toss and cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for about 30-45 minutes at room temperature.
  • Preheat the grill on medium-medium high heat, grill chicken for about 6 to 7 minutes per side or until chicken is done.
  • Pour the reserved honey-mustard sauce over chicken and let rest under foil for about 5 minutes. Serve.


You can easily double this recipe to feed more people!


Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 779mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg