Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken

Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken – TO DIE FOR!!! Chicken topped with honey, mustard, lemon juice, paprika, lemon pepper, bacon, Mozzarella and baked. Ready in under 30 minutes. We ate this two nights in a row. It is that good. Even picky eaters love this!

Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken - TO DIE FOR!!! Chicken topped with honey, mustard, lemon juice, paprika, lemon pepper, bacon, Mozzarella and baked. Ready in under 30 minutes. We ate this two nights in a row. It is that good. Even picky eaters love this!

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The BEST Baked Chicken

This is SO easy and it is TO DIE FOR delicious!  It is probably in my top 5 favorite chicken recipes.  I was able to assemble this in the time it took for the oven to preheat.  This could also be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.  I think that would only make the chicken taste better to sit in the honey mustard mixture all day!   Make sure to spoon some of the sauce that is in the pan over the chicken when serving.  You don’t want to waste any of that goodness.  Chicken Legs cleaned his plate in record time and requested to have this again the next night.  It was that good! This is obviously going in our regular dinner rotation.

Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken with Bacon & a Touch of Lemon

This Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken is very simple to make. Season chicken breasts with lemon pepper then pour a mixture of honey, dijon mustard, lemon juice and paprika over the seasoned chicken. Bake the chicken for about 20 minutes and then top the chicken with bacon and cheese! Let the chicken finish baking until the cheese has melted. SO easy! I had the chicken prepped before my oven had time to preheat and dinner was on the table in about 30 minutes. Such a great quick and easy weeknight meal!

Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken - TO DIE FOR!!! Chicken topped with honey, mustard, lemon juice, paprika, lemon pepper, bacon, Mozzarella and baked. Ready in under 30 minutes. We ate this two nights in a row. It is that good. Even picky eaters love this!

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We usually serve the chicken with some rice and green beans. Here are a few of our favorite recipes from the blog that go great with this chicken:

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Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Cheesy Honey Mustard Chicken – TO DIE FOR!!! Chicken topped with honey, mustard, lemon juice, paprika, lemon pepper, bacon, Mozzarella and baked. Ready in under 30 minutes. We ate this two nights in a row. It is that good. Even picky eaters love this!

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • lemon pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup chopped cooked bacon
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  • Season chicken breasts with lemon pepper. Place in 9×13 baking dish.
  • Combine honey, mustard, lemon juice and paprika. Pour over chicken. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • Top each chicken breast with 1 Tablespoon of bacon and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese. Continue to bake until cheese is starting to brown (about 10 minutes).

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Comments

  1. I made this last Monday night for my Dad when he came through on his way back to Brasil (long story). I added mushrooms at the same time as the bacon bits, but otherwise didn't change a thing. This is absolutely delicious!!! It tastes very much like Alice Springs Chicken at Outback. I'm in love with this dish! My dad was highly impressed! The only thing I'll do differently next time is decrease the lemon juice just a tiny bit. Thank you so much for a fabulous recipe!

  2. My husband is getting seriously tired of chicken (its the cheapest thing here in hawaii), so i've been looking for new ways to mix it up… i've been everywhere from panko to brown sugar, to attempting to make chickfila (be cause it doesn't exist here and we absolutely love it). i can say that i tried this recipe today (trial to see if my husband would actually eat it) and the chicken turned out absolutely amazing! unfortunately i didn't get the chance to try it with the lemon juice (didn't have any). this definitely will show him that there is a lot more left to chicken than just panko.

    thank you thank you thank you

  3. calkari – this doesn't have a strong mustard flavor (I hate mustardy stuff too). The honey is the dominant flavor. I think this chicken is super delicious!

  4. Does it have a really strong mustardy flavor. I love honey mustard that does not have the strong mustard flavor to it. Is this something I should skip?

  5. Rachel – I have only made this with thawed chicken. If you use frozen, you will need to increase the cooking time by at least 10 minutes so the chicken can thaw. The time will depend on how thick your chicken is. You will just have to play with the time if you use frozen chicken. I usually just take my chicken out of the freezer and put it in the fridge the night before or the morning I plan on making this.

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