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Pollo a La Mostaza (Dijon Mustard Chicken Breasts)

Pollo a la mostaza (mustard chicken) is a really delicious and easy way to prepare chicken breasts. In this recipe, chicken breasts are smothered in a delicious dijon mustard cream sauce. This meal goes great with a simple side of rice or sautéed veggies for a complete meal.

Creamy mustard chicken on a black plate.

Pollo a la mostaza is a family favorite. It’s so easy to make and so yummy. Every time I make it there are never any leftovers!

It’s the perfect chicken recipe for those busy weeknights when you need to get dinner on the table and quick!

If you’re looking for more easy chicken recipes check out this creamy chipotle chicken.

Ingredients needed for pollo a la mostaza

  • chicken breasts cut into cutlets
  • honey
  • dijon mustard
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • garlic (minced)
  • onion (grated)
  • olive oil
  • butter
  • chicken bouillon
  • water
  • heavy cream
  • flour

Why would you grate an onion?

This recipes uses grated onion instead of chopped because by grating the onion the mustard cream sauce will have the onion flavor without the texture ensuring a smooth sauce.

Creamy mustard chicken in a skillet.

How to make mustard chicken in a dijon mustard cream sauce

First we’re going to prepare the sauce. In a large bowl add the honey and the dijon mustard. Stir together well.

Then stir in the chicken bouillon. While stirring, slowly add in the water and the heavy cream. Make sure its well combined. Then set the sauce aside.

Next, it’s time to work on the chicken. Take one cutlet and put it in a large Ziploc bag. Pound the cutlet into an even thickness using a meat mallet.

Remove the pounded cutlet from the bag and repeat this process with the remaining cutlets.

This step will help to tenderize the chicken as well as make the chicken cutlets all an even thickness which will ensure even cooking.

Next season the cutlets with salt and pepper. Then dredge them in flour. Heat up the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

Once hot add two chicken cutlets at a time and brown on each side for 2 minutes.

Transfer the browned chicken cutlets to a plate and continue to brown the remaining cutlets. Then transfer them to the plate.

A chicken cutlet cooking in a skillet.

Next melt the butter in the same skillet over medium heat. Once melted add the onion and garlic. Cook for one minute.

Then pour in the mustard sauce and stir.

Dijon mustard cream sauce in a skillet.

Bring the sauce to a simmer over medium heat. Once it starts simmering add the chicken cutlets to the skillet.

Spoon the sauce over the chicken and cover with a lid. Let cook on medium low for about 5 minutes.

Pollo a la mostaza

The dijon mustard chicken breasts are now ready and they smell absolutely amazing!

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Pollo a la mostaza on a black plate.
Creamy mustard chicken in a skillet.
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Pollo a La Mostaza

Pollo a la mostaza is a delicious and easy recipe for chicken in a mustard sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword chicken in mustard sauce, pollo a la mostaza, pollo en mostaza
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 675 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb chicken breasts cut into cutlets
  • 5 tbs honey
  • 1/3 cup dijon mustard
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 white onion grated
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl add the honey and the dijon mustard. Stir together well. Then stir in the chicken bouillon.

  2. While stirring, slowly add in the water and the heavy cream. Make sure the sauce is well combined and set aside.

  3. Take one cutlet and put it in a large Ziploc bag. Pound the cutlet into an even thickness using a meat mallet.

  4. Remove the pounded cutlet from the bag and repeat this process with the remaining cutlets.

  5. Season the cutlets with salt and pepper. Then dredge them in the flour.

  6. Heat up the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  7. Once hot add two chicken cutlets at a time and brown on each side for 2 minutes.

  8. Transfer the browned chicken cutlets to a plate and continue to brown the remaining cutlets. Then transfer them to the plate.

  9. Next melt the butter in the same skillet over medium heat.

  10. Once melted add the onion and garlic. Cook for one minute. Then pour in the mustard sauce and stir.

  11. Bring the sauce to a simmer over medium heat. Once it starts simmering add the chicken cutlets back to the skillet.

  12. Spoon the sauce over the chicken and cover with a lid. Let cook on medium low for about 5 minutes.

  13. Serve and enjoy

Nutrition Facts
Pollo a La Mostaza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 675 Calories from Fat 387
% Daily Value*
Fat 43g66%
Saturated Fat 20g125%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
Cholesterol 191mg64%
Sodium 496mg22%
Potassium 760mg22%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 1116IU22%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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