Honey-butter chicken

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5 min


4 servings

* PLUS Roasting Time: 35 minutes


  • 4 skin-on, bone-in chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp butter , at room temperature
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp dark sesame or olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds , optional


  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Place chicken breasts on a foil-lined baking sheet. In a small bowl, using a fork, stir Dijon with butter, honey, oil and salt until well mixed. Using your fingers or a spoon, spread mixture over skin of each chicken breast and tuck a little under edges of skin as well. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if you like.
  • Roast, uncovered, in centre of 375F (190C) oven until skin is crispy and golden and chicken feels springy when pressed, from 35 to 45 minutes. Wonderful with Harvest Corn Pancakes (also in the Recipe File).

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 270,
  • Protein
  • 30.2 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g,
  • Fat
  • 14.5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 485 mg.

This quick spread takes only minutes to whip up. Coat chicken breasts just before you slide them into the oven.