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Easy and Flavorful Chicken with Mustard Sauce

Chicken with mustard sauce

Dinnertime blues got you down? Craving something delicious but short on time? Look no further than this Easy and Flavorful Chicken with Mustard Sauce! Packed with bold flavors and pantry-staple ingredients, this recipe is a surefire way to impress your taste buds without breaking a sweat.

This dish should be served with the right pairings, such as white rice, a simple salad, or roasted or boiled vegetables (root vegetables included).

The Secret’s is the Mustard

This recipe isn’t your average chicken dish. The magic lies in the mustard sauce, a symphony of tangy Dijon and earthy whole-grain mustard that elevates the chicken to new heights. Don’t skimp here! Using high-quality mustards makes all the difference.

Quality Counts (But Won’t Break the Bank)

Speaking of quality, you might be surprised to learn that creating a restaurant-worthy meal doesn’t require a shopping spree. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your ingredients:

  • Shop smart: Look for sales and compare prices to find the best deals on quality ingredients.
  • Embrace the marinade: Marinating the chicken for even 30 minutes infuses it with flavor, making even basic cuts taste amazing.
  • Don’t toss the marinade: The leftover marinade from the chicken is a goldmine! Use it to create a quick pan sauce for an extra layer of complexity. Simply add some tomato paste, chopped onions, and a touch of seasoning to the leftover marinade, simmer until thickened, and voila!

This Chicken with Mustard Sauce is packed with bold flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Just remember, the key to success is using good mustard and white wine.

Chicken with mustard sauce
Chicken with mustard sauce

This recipe for Chicken with Mustard Sauce uses a variety of ingredients to create a flavorful dish.

For the Chicken:

  • Protein: The recipe calls for 10 pieces of chicken, a mix of legs, thighs, and wings. You can adjust this based on your preference and what cuts are available.
  • Marinade: The chicken is marinated in a flavorful mixture that includes fresh lime juice, chopped shallots, ground sage, various seasonings (sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper), and oil for drizzling.

For the Mustard Sauce:

  • Fats: The sauce uses a combination of olive oil and butter to add richness and body.
  • Mustards: The key ingredient in the sauce is a blend of mustards – whole grain mustard for a bit of texture and Dijon mustard for a tangy flavor.
  • Aromatics: Sweet paprika adds a touch of sweetness, while the Noubess Hot and Spicy Sauce adds a kick of spice (adjust the amount to your preference).
  • Liquid: White wine deglazes the pan drippings from the chicken marinade, adding depth and acidity to the sauce.

Cooking Like a Pro: Easy Steps, Big Rewards

This recipe is designed for busy weeknights. Here’s a breakdown of the simple steps:

  1. Marinate the Chicken: Clean and pat dry your chicken pieces. Toss them in a bowl with lime juice, shallots, spices, and your chosen mustard. Marinate for at least 30 minutes, or ideally overnight for maximum flavor.
  2. Bake and Relax: Preheat your oven and bake the chicken until cooked through. This is your hands-free time! Relax, catch up on a show, or tackle another kitchen task.
  3. Mustard Magic: While the chicken bakes, whip up the sauce. Sauté the leftover marinade with some olive oil and butter, then add the rest of the mustard sauce ingredients. Simmer until it reaches your desired consistency.
  4. Serve and Savor: Pour the decadent mustard sauce over your cooked chicken and enjoy!
Chicken with mustard sauce
Chicken with mustard sauce


  • Marinating the chicken overnight allows the flavors to develop fully.

Give this Chicken with Mustard Sauce a try and taste the difference that high-quality ingredients can make!

Tips for Customization:

  • Spice it Up: Prefer a little heat? Add NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce for a flavorful kick.
  • Herbivore Delight: This recipe is easily adaptable for vegetarians. Simply swap the chicken for marinated tofu or tempeh.
  • Sidekicks for Success: Pair your Chicken with Mustard Sauce with roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a simple salad for a complete and satisfying meal.

With this Easy and Flavorful Chicken with Mustard Sauce recipe in your arsenal, weeknight dinners don’t have to be boring. So ditch the takeout menus and impress your family with this restaurant-worthy dish made with love, a little planning, and, of course, the power of good mustard!

Chicken with mustard sauce

Chicken with Mustard Sauce

Chicken with Mustard Sauce full of bold flavors that will excite your palette.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 2 hours 46 minutes
Course Main Course, Main Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 4
Calories 88 kcal


  • 10 pieces chicken mixture of legs, thighs, and wings
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon ground sage
  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce
  • Oil for drizzling

For the Mustard Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce
  • 1/2 cup white wine


Marinate the Chicken:

  • Clean the chicken pieces with lime or vinegar. If you prefer, you can remove the skin.
  • Pat the chicken dry and place it in a large bowl.
  • Add the lime juice, shallots, ground sage, garlic powder, onion powder, NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce, ground black pepper, and sea salt to the chicken.
  • Cover the bowl and marinate the chicken in the refrigerator overnight or for at least 30 minutes to 2 hours.

Bake the Chicken:

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Remove the chicken pieces from the marinade and place them in a prepared baking dish.
  • Drizzle a little oil on top of the chicken.
  • Bake the chicken for 50-60 minutes, or until cooked through.

Make the Mustard Sauce:

  • While the chicken bakes, prepare the mustard sauce.
  • Sauté the marinade (including the shallots and spices) in a pan with olive oil and butter.
  • Add the Dijon mustard, whole grain mustard, paprika, NouBess Hot and Spicy Sauce, and white wine to the pan.
  • Simmer the sauce until it reaches your desired consistency, typically slightly thick.


  • Pour the finished mustard sauce over the cooked chicken.
  • Enjoy your delicious Chicken with Mustard Sauce!


Use leftover marinade to make a delicious sauce for the chicken. Simply add tomato paste, onions, and additional seasonings.
Marinating the chicken overnight allows the flavors to develop fully.


Serving: 4gramsCalories: 88kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 148mgPotassium: 43mgFiber: 1gSugar: 0.5gVitamin A: 160IUVitamin C: 0.5mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 0.3mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

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Corn Allergy:

Always choose ingredients without corn or corn derivatives.

Originally published on September 21, 2013. Revised and updated.

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