Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce

This tender Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce is bursting with delicious flavors! If you love juicy chicken breast recipes, I’m sure you’ll love this one.

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce in a baking dish

Something as simple as Baked Chicken Breast can be exceptionally spectacular with a few simple prep ahead steps. This easy boneless Chicken Breast Recipe is a fabulous on it’s own as a main dish.
Our goal is always to make a tender and juicy chicken breasts loaded with flavors. Boneless chicken tends to get dry if you overcook it so the goal is to make sure that doesn't happen. This delicious lemon mustard sauce makes the chicken breast juicy and tender. For best results, baste occasionally the chicken breast with the sauce while it's cooking in the oven.
This juicy baked chicken breast is one of our favorite recipes because it’s very quick and easy to make. You don’t even need to pound the chicken breast with a rolling pin or meat mallet and you don’t need to use parchment paper either. The lemon mustard sauce will bring out all the flavors.
Serve this delicious and tender chicken breast with mashed potatoes or white rice for a perfect family dinner!

If you are looking for more easy and quick chicken recipes for dinner, try some of these recipes: Best homemade chicken potato stew, Roasted chicken with lemon and honey, Roasted chicken legs with mustard, and this Chicken stew with peas and carrot.

If you want more chicken recipes ideas, visit this page.

For more easy and tasty chicken recipes, visit our YouTube channel.

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce on a plate

INGREDIENTS FOR BAKED CHICKEN BREAST WITH LEMON MUSTARD SAUCE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this simple recipe:

  • Chicken breast - Tender and juicy chicken breasts.
  • Olive oil and Dijon mustard - Adds flavor and some creaminess to the chicken seasoning.
  • Garlic - Grated garlic or, if you prefer, garlic powder. Adds flavor to the recipe.
  • Thyme - Chopped thyme. Adds flavor.
  • Lemon juice - Adds a nice fresh flavor to the chicken marinade.
  • Nutmeg and salt - To season the sauce.

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce on a plate

HOW TO MAKE BAKED CHICKEN BREAST WITH LEMON MUSTARD SAUCE

Step 1: In a small bowl, combine the Dijon mustard, olive oil, chopped thyme, grated garlic, nutmeg, salt and lemon juice. Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce step 1 and 2

Step 2: Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and pour over the lemon and mustard sauce. Let marinate for about 1 hour. Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce step 3 and 4

Step 3: Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

Step 4: Bake until slightly golden brown, about 45 minutes. Baste the chicken breast occasionally with the sauce to prevent drying out.

Step 5: Turn off the oven and serve the chicken breast with mashed potatoes or white rice.

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce in a baking dish Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce in a baking dish

RECIPE TIPS

If the chicken starts to brown too much cover with aluminum foil.

To avoid drying out the chicken, do not reheat the food in the oven, reheat it in the microwave.

These days, chicken breasts are huge. One solution is to slice it lengthwise to produce two flatter chicken cutlets. This is easier than trying to pound a chicken breast flat with a meat mallet. (Don't forget that large chicken breasts take longer to cook)

To prevent the chicken from drying out, use a meat thermometer to monitor the internal temperature of the chicken breast. (the proper internal temperature for the perfect chicken breast is 165 F)

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I put hot chicken in the fridge?
It's generally safe, but there are some steps to follow to ensure food safety.
Place the chicken stew in an airtight container and let cool down at room temperature for about hour before refrigerating it. This helps prevent a significant temperature increase in the fridge, which can affect other perishable items.
Never store this recipe for more than 2 days. Following these steps prevents the growth of microorganisms.
How long should I marinate this chicken breast recipe?
Our suggestion is to marinate for about 1 hour, but If you are short on time you can reduce the marinating time to 20-30 minutes or skip this step.
Skipping the marination step might speed up the process, but the chicken will lose flavor and tenderness.
Remember that while marinating enhances flavor and tenderness, it's important not to over-marinate, especially with acidic marinades such as lemon or orange, as this can negatively affect the texture of the chicken.
RECIPE VIDEO:

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce

Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce in a baking dish

This tender Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce is bursting with delicious flavors! If you love juicy chicken breast recipes, I’m sure you’ll love this one.

4.00 from 1 reviews


    Category:Chicken, Main dishes, Recipes, Videos
    Cuisine: ,
    Difficulty:
    Servings: 3
    Prep Time:5 m
    Cook Time:45 m
    Total Time:1:50 h

    Ingredients

    • 600 grams (1 1/3 pounds) boneless skinless chicken breasts
    • 3 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
    • 2 cloves of garlic
    • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme
    • Juice of one lemon
    • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon salt

    Directions

    1. In a small bowl, combine the Dijon mustard, olive oil, chopped thyme, grated garlic, nutmeg, salt and lemon juice.
    2. Place the chicken breasts in a baking dish and pour over the lemon and mustard sauce. Let marinate for about 1 hour.
    3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
    4. Bake until slightly golden brown, about 45 minutes (baking time can vary from one oven to another). Baste the chicken breast occasionally with the sauce to prevent drying out.
    5. Turn off the oven and serve the chicken breast with mashed potatoes or white rice.
    Baked Chicken Breast with Lemon Mustard Sauce
    Nutrition facts
    Serves 3
    Per Serving:
    % DAILY VALUE
    Calories 767
    Total Fat 46 g(59%)
    Saturated Fat 9 g(46%)
    Cholesterol 128 mg(43%)
    Sodium 1523 mg(66%)
    Total Carbohydrate 44.5 g(16%)
    Protein 52.5 g
     

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*