Maple-Mustard Skillet Chicken Recipe

Maple-Mustard Skillet Chicken Recipe

How To Make Maple-Mustard Skillet Chicken

Another addition to your skillet chicken recipe list. Chicken breasts are seared and tossed with a sweet maple-mustard sauce for a perfect finish.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4skinless chicken breastsboneless
  • salt
  • black pepperfreshly ground
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 2tbspbutterunsalted
  • 2tspgarlic clovesminced
  • cuplow-sodium chicken broth or white wine
  • 3tbspreal maple syrup
  • 1tbspstone ground mustard
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • 1tsprosemaryparsley or thyme, optional, minced


  1. Pound chicken with the flat side of a meat mallet to even out their thickness. Season both sides with pepper and lightly with salt.

  2. Heat olive oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and sear on both sides until cooked through, about 6 minutes per side.

  3. Transfer chicken to a plate. Add butter to the same skillet.

  4. Reduce heat to medium, add garlic and saute until golden brown for about 30 seconds.

  5. Pour in chicken broth and scrape up browned bits. Add in maple syrup and both mustards.

  6. Let mixture simmer until slightly thickened for about 2 minutes.

  7. Return chicken to pan. Spoon sauce over chicken and garnish with herbs if desired.

A whole grain dijon mustard may be used in place of using two kinds of mustard.


  • Calories: 501.29kcal
  • Fat: 18.48g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.15g
  • Fiber: 0.82g
  • Sugar: 9.55g
  • Protein: 66.89g
  • Cholesterol: 213.82mg
  • Sodium: 1270.06mg
  • Calcium: 57.84mg
  • Potassium: 1194.66mg
  • Iron: 1.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 68.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.60mg
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