Honey Mustard Chicken

Baked chicken drumsticks

This honey mustard chicken is made with ginger and soy sauce. It is easy to make, tender and absolutely delicious. Great weeknight meal.

It is important that you do not eat raw chicken as it can make you very sick. When you are cooking chicken make sure that it is cooked all the way through. You can check it by cutting a small piece off or by inserting a meat thermometer close to the bone. It should register 165 to 170 degrees.

You can use chicken breast for this recipe but don’t broil it at the end because it can dry it up.

This chicken needs to marinate for at least 30 minutes so make sure to allot the time. You can marinate this overnight is you like. That way it will be ready to be popped in the oven when you are ready to cook dinner.

This is what you are going to need for this easy and delicious honey mustard chicken recipe:

Serves six
12 pieces chicken – 6 thighs, 6 legs
½ cup honey
¼ cup Dijon mustard
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1/8 cup soy sauce

Wash and pat dry chicken. Place in an ovenproof dish.

Mix all other ingredients in a bowl. Whisk and pour over chicken. Cover dish with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for a minimum of 30 minutes.

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cook chicken for 25 to 30 minutes or until completely cooked through. If you are using a meat thermometer it should register between 165 and 170 degrees.

Broil chicken for 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy with your favorite side.

CALORIES 310.32; FAT 12.04 grs (sat 3.44; mono 4.85; poly 2.81); PROTEIN 26.64 grs ; FIBER 0.13 grs; CARBS 23.81 grs; CHOLESTEROL 110.00 mg; IRON 1.66 mg; SODIUM 920.25 mg; CALCIUM 5.57 mg

Print the Honey Mustard Ginger Chicken Recipe Here!

My name is Mary Ann Allen and I am here to help you get organized so you can save money on groceries and feed your family healthy, nutritious food. My multi-cultural cooking background comes from being born in the US and raised in Bolivia. I have 5 kids and own around 400 cook books. I absolutely love to cook!

2 Comments

  • February 18, 2011

    Cari

    could I use chicken breast?

  • February 18, 2011

    theFrugalChef

    Absolutely! Go ahead and use chicken breast. Thanks for coming by Cari!

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