Honey and Whole Grain Mustard Chicken Recipe

 
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Honey and Whole Grain Mustard Chicken
  • Recipe Servings: 8
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Chicken marinated in honey and homemade mustard paste, baked till tender.

Ingredients of Honey and Whole Grain Mustard Chicken

  • 1 chicken, skinned and cut into 8 pieces
  • For the marinade:
  • 4 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 Tbsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 Tbsp whole grain mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp peeled & grated ginger
  • Chopped garden herbs, for garnish
  • For whole grain mustard:
  • 2 Tbsp rai
  • 2 Tbsp sarson
  • 2 Tbsp whole / split yellow mustard seeds
  • Vinegar to cover
  • 4 tbsp prepared mustard paste

How to Make Honey and Whole Grain Mustard Chicken

  • For the homemade mustard:
  • 1.Place the mustard seeds into a bowl. Cover with vinegar.
  • 2.Set the bowl outside in the sunshine for 2-3 days or until the seeds have swollen in size.
  • 3.Drain off the excess vinegar. Grind to a coarse paste or blend in segments.
  • 4.Mix with the prepared mustard paste.
  • 5.Spoon into an airtight bottle and allow it to mature for at least 3 days before tasting.
  • For the chicken:
  • 1.Mix all the ingredients for the marinade. Coat the chicken and marinate overnight in the fridge.
  • 2.Place the chicken on a tray & spoon over 1-2 tbsp of the marinade.
  • 3.Cook in a pre-heated oven at 200 degrees centigrade for 20 minutes.
  • 4.When tender, remove from the oven and transfer to a serving dish.
  • 5.Garnish with chopped fresh herbs.
  • 6.Arrange on a bed of spinach leaves, tomatoes & almonds.
  • 7.Flambe with 2 tbsp of whiskey

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