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My crispy honey Dijon chicken is a grown-up twist on honey mustard, and it's absolutely delicious. Dijon mustard, white wine, and butter make it taste extra luxe.

Crispy Honey Dijon Chicken

Deliciously crispy chicken with a honey Dijon sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword honey Dijon chicken, honey mustard chicken thighs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4-6 chicken thighs (bone in skin on)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 (10 fluid ounce) can chicken broth
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoon honey
  • 2 dashes Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt & pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Move rack to middle position.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large skillet.
  • When the oil is hot, add the chicken to the skillet skin-down. Cook for 8-10 minutes then flip it and cook it for an additional 4 minutes. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
  • Deglaze the pan with the wine and mustard, stirring constantly until you've got a smooth sauce. Stir in the chicken broth, garlic, honey, Italian seasoning, butter, and salt & pepper to taste.
  • Add the chicken back in the pan and cook it in the oven for 45 minutes.


  • This is the skillet pictured.