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Spicy Peppery Mustard Chicken

Yields6 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

Spicy Peppery Mustard Chicken can be baked or grilled on the BBQ. The spice mixture for this recipe can be blended ahead of time. Keep it in a tightly covered container and store in a cool, dark place.

Mustard Baste
 ¼ cup butter or margarine, melted
 2 Tbsp honey mustard
 12 - 3 oz chicken thighs, without skin
Spice Mixture
 2 Tbsp paprika
 1 tsp kosher salt
 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
 2 Tbsp dry mustard powder
 1 Tbsp chili powder
 2 tsp cumin
 2 tsp yellow mustard seed
 1 tsp black pepper
 2 tsp granulated garlic
 2 tsp onion powder
 1 tsp cayenne

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Mustard Baste:

In medium-sized bowl, mix together melted butter and honey mustard. Lightly baste each chicken thigh with this mixture.

Spice Mixture:

In separate bowl, mix together paprika, salt, sugar, mustard powder, chili powder, cumin, yellow mustard seed, black pepper, garlic, onion powder, and cayenne. Put spice mixture into clean, sealable (kitchen) bag.


Shake basted chicken thighs in bag of spice mix until well-coated.


Transfer chicken to baking dish. Bake for 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 thighs

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g27%

Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 171mg57%
Sodium 596mg25%
Total Carbohydrate 8g3%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 37g74%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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