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Honey Dijon Chicken in Cast Iron Skillet

Skillet Honey Dijon Chicken Thighs

These Honey Dijon chicken thighs are just about everything you could want from a piece of chicken. They are tender, juicy, sweet, tangy, sticky, and just finger-lickin' good. As a bonus, they are super easy to make!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken thigh recipe, honey mustard, one pan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 417kcal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 bone-in chicken thighs skin removed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Combine paprika, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a small bowl and sprinkle over chicken.
  • Combine honey and mustard in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a heavy bottomed oven-proof skillet until it shimmers. Place chicken top side down into the pan and cook until browned. Flip, cook for 1 minute and turn off heat. 
  • Pour honey mustard sauce over the chicken, moving it around so all surfaces are covered. 
  • Put skillet into the oven and bake for 10 minutes and then spoon sauce from the pan over the chicken.
  • Bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through at 165 degress and juices run clear. Sprinkle with fresh chopped chives if desired and serve. 


Serving: 1chicken thigh | Calories: 417kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 778mg | Potassium: 317mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 360IU | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1.2mg