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Chicken Diable - A Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe

Chicken Diable is a vintage dinner recipe from the 1960s.  With honey, mustard, butter and curry powder, this Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe is so easy to make and packs a punch of flavor. The sauce is so tasty; try serving it over rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken baked in honey mustard, chicken diable, chicken drumsticks in oven, easy honey mustard chicken, honey mustard baked chicken recipe
Servings: 6 people
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 2 - 3 pounds chicken legs with skin
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard (Dijon works too)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (optional)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Melt butter in a saucepan or skillet on the stovetop.
    Chicken Diable is a vintage dinner recipe from the 1960s.  With honey, mustard, butter and curry powder, this Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe is so easy to make and packs a punch of flavor. The sauce is so tasty; try serving it over rice.
  • To butter, add honey, mustard, salt and curry powder and whisk.
    Chicken Diable is a vintage dinner recipe from the 1960s.  With honey, mustard, butter and curry powder, this Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe is so easy to make and packs a punch of flavor. The sauce is so tasty; try serving it over rice.
  • Arrange chicken in prepared dish; pour sauce over top, coating both sides. Bake skin-side up for 1 hour. Baste with extra sauce 2 to 3 times during baking.
    Chicken Diable is a vintage dinner recipe from the 1960s.  With honey, mustard, butter and curry powder, this Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe is so easy to make and packs a punch of flavor. The sauce is so tasty; try serving it over rice.
  • If desired, broil for 1 to 2 minutes for a crispier skin. Watch closely so it doesn't burn.
    Chicken Diable is a vintage dinner recipe from the 1960s.  With honey, mustard, butter and curry powder, this Honey Mustard Baked Chicken Recipe is so easy to make and packs a punch of flavor. The sauce is so tasty; try serving it over rice.

Notes

  • Curry is the secret ingredient in this vintage chicken diable recipe; however, it is absolutely optional!
  • Be sure to get chicken with the skin on. Bake it skin-side up.
  • Check internal temperature of the chicken to ensure it's cooked properly. It should be 165 Degrees F.
  • The original chicken diable recipe calls for yellow mustard but Dijon works too. 
  • I prefer chicken legs baked in the oven; however, chicken thighs or breasts work too.  The cooking time might need to be adjusted if a different part of the chicken is used.
  • Baste the chicken a couple times during baking; this means to spoon some of the extra sauce over the chicken.
  • If you want a crispier chicken skin, broil it a couple minutes before serving.   Do not walk away.  The honey in the sauce will burn quickly and you don't want to ruin your dinner.
  • The extra honey mustard sauce is so yummy; try serving this dish over rice.
  • Love chicken legs? Try this easy 4 Ingredient Recipe