Easy Dijon Mustard Chicken with Just Four Everyday Ingredients


Dinner doesn’t need to be complicated. In fact, some of the best dishes contain a mere handful of ingredients. Take this Dijon Mustard Chicken, for example. It highlights four basic ingredients – two fresh and two from your pantry. It’s simple, but so delicious that even the kids will love it. This mustard chicken also pairs well with just about any side dishes you have on hand. Plus, it’s naturally free of top allergens, and suitable for all types of diets, including paleo and keto.

The recipe is a sample from Linda Coss, author of two dairy-, egg-, and nut-free cookbooks: What’s to Eat? and What Else is to Eat?. Linda raised two hungry boys, one of which had multiple food allergies. So she has ample experience in creating fast, easy, and family-friendly meals.

Easy Dijon Mustard Chicken Recipe - naturally paleo, keto, and allergy-friendly, with just 4 everyday ingredients!

Special Diet Notes: Dijon Mustard Chicken

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, paleo, and keto-friendly.

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Too tired to cook? Don’t worry! Pair up this easy chicken with a fresh green salad or steamed vegetables and rice for a simple, elegant, and fuss-free dinner.
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4 servings
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or thyme leaves
  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F, and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl or glass measuring cup, whisk together the oil and mustard.
  3. Place the chicken in a single layer in your prepared pan. Brush the mustard mixture onto both sides of chicken. Sprinkle the herbs over the chicken.
  4. Bake the chicken, uncovered, for 35 minutes or until the juices run clear when the chicken is pierced with a fork. Serve hot.

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About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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