As we are working towards leaving Dubai and moving back to the UK, where we will be just
as busy, but with less help, I've started meal planning for our family in advance.
So I've been looking for great marinades for chicken or fish, for a simple and healthy, yet tasty dinner. This one was the first one I actually tried, and I loved it so much it's definitely staying on our favourites list!
It's from Simply Scratch and it's such an easy recipe to throw together. I actually place the chicken in the marinade, and then into the freezer to eat at a later date. The extra time to marinade as the chicken thaws results in tender chicken that has the flavour of the marinade running all the way through it.
Don't worry about the spices you are putting in there, it doesn't make the chicken spicy at all, both my toddlers happily ate it (until Miss S realised it was chicken and then refused to eat another bite).
1/2 cup of any Whole Grain Mustard
1/2 cup of Honey
Juice of 1/2 a Lemon
1 Garlic Clove, smashed and minced
1/2 teaspoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1/4 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl.
Reserve 4 tablespoons of sauce and then pour the rest over the chicken, toss and cover with plastic wrap and let it sit for about 30-45 minutes at room temp.
Preheat the grill on medium- medium high heat, grill chicken for about 6 to 7 minutes per side or until chicken is done.
Pour the reserved 4 tablespoons of honey-mustard sauce over chicken and let rest under foil for about 5 minutes.