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Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Thighs

Honey Mustard Glazed Chicken Thighs

Course Chicken, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy-chicken-recipes, honey-mustard-glazed-chicken-thighs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 8 pieces
Calories 282kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 2 ½ lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup sweet onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 4 clove garlic. minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup honey plus 1 Tbsp divided
  • ¼ cup spicy brown mustard
  • 2 Tbsp mayonnaise


  • Mix together the onion, lemon juice, olive oil, rosemary, minced garlic, salt, pepper and 1 Tbsp honey.
  • Place chicken in a plastic gallon size bag and pour the marinade on top. Seal tightly and shake to coat. Marinate in the fridge for several hours or overnight.
  • To prepare: Whisk together the spicy brown mustard, honey and mayonnaise until blended. Set aside.
  • Heat a couple of drizzles of olive oil in a grill pan over medium-high heat Remove the chicken thighs from the marinade and discard the marinade. Sear the chicken on both sides cooking for 1-2 minutes per side.
  • After searing, liberally brush the glaze onto the chicken each time you turn the pieces. Cook for an additional 4 minutes total on each side or until the juices run clear. Adjust the cooking time depending on the thickness of the chicken thighs.
  • Remove to a platter to rest for 5 minutes before serving. Serve over a bed of wild rice or smashed potatoes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 282kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 136mg | Sodium: 383mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg