This homemade honey mustard sauce recipe is finger-licking-good! You’ll love that it’s made with just 5 simple ingredients, takes only 5 minutes to make, and is absolutely fool-proof. Delicious honey mustard sauce is the perfect condiment for golden, crispy Baked Chicken Tenders. Its sweet tangy taste will have your tastebuds singing! This sauce is ideal for drizzling on homemade pretzels, as a healthy dipping sauce option for vegetables, and as a super yummy spread for chicken breast sandwiches.
Ingredients for Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce
These are the 5 ingredients needed to make a small flavorful batch of homemade honey mustard sauce: organic honey, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and paprika. If you’d like to kick things up a notch, you can use cayenne pepper instead of paprika! For families with children, I suggest one batch with paprika for the kiddos, and one spicier batch with cayenne pepper for the adults.
How to Make Honey Mustard Sauce
Making a flavorful batch of honey mustard sauce is quick and simple! In a small bowl add the five ingredients: honey, Dijon mustard, mayo, lemon juice and paprika or cayenne pepper. Whisk the ingredients until well blended. That’s all there is to it! How awesome is that? Making food from scratch is so incredibly satisfying. When I make this as a condiment for large backyard BBQs, I triple this honey mustard recipe.
Try this yummy honey mustard sauce with a basket of golden crispy oven-baked chicken tenders! It’s the ideal condiment for many of your favorite chicken recipes. What will you serve with your honey mustard sauce?
Best Kitchen Tools for Making Honey Mustard Sauce
I absolutely love my beautiful handy set of glass mixing bowls. I know you’ll love them too! Nested together they’re easy to store, and better yet – you’ll always have the exact size of mixing bowl on hand for making various recipes. Today I used a small bowl for mixing my honey mustard sauce recipe, and a smaller bowl for serving it.
Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce
- Total Time: 5 minutes
- Yield: 8 servings 1x
Tangy – customize the sweetness of this dip and serve it with your favorite chicken or other dippables!
- 1/4 cup organic honey
- 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon paprika (or cayenne pepper!)
- In a small bowl, add all 5 ingredients – honey, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice and paprika. If you’re looking for a little kick in spice, substitute cayenne pepper for the paprika. It’s so yummy!
- Whisk the ingredients together until well incorporated.
- Use immediately, or cover and store in the refrigerator until needed. Enjoy honey mustard sauce with chicken strips, as a healthy dip for your favorite veggies, or on homemade soft pretzels.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 0 minutes
- Category: Lunch, Snack, Dinner, Appetizer, Party
- Method: By hand
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: homemade honey mustard, honey mustard sauce recipe, honey mustard dip
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Have you ever made honey mustard sauce from scratch? Do you enjoy yours spicy or mild? What do you think of this homemade honey mustard sauce recipe? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!
43 thoughts on “Homemade Honey Mustard Sauce”
I should try this recipe very soon!
Omg this recipe looks amazing! I love honey mustard chicken :)
This looks so good. I have never made homemade sauce before. I will try this recipe out!
Wow! That was so much easier than I thought it would be…and cheaper. Another well done recipe that’s making me hungry as we speak.
I love Honey Mustard Sauce and it is so rare to get it here. I am so glad to learn how to make one for myself. Will never go searching again!
Ooh I love honey mustard sauce especially with Quorn which is a vegetarian meat substitute and the honey mustard makes it so delicious! I love how your sauce only takes 5 minutes to make!
I have never heard of Quorn! I might have to look for it this weekend. You will have to try this recipe out.
I could really get used to this one. i need to make a batch of it!
Yes, you do! You will love this one.
I love honey mustard. Great recipe thanks so much!
Love the touch of the paprika in this recipe. I can’t wait to make it. My kids love all sorts of sauces to dip their food in.
Thank you Wanda! I cannot wait to hear how they like this dip.
Wow i learned a new recipe sauce today and i like honey lemon flavours. This is perfect sauce!
I am so happy to hear this! You will certainly love this recipe.
I love love love honey mustard sauce. Homemade is always my favourite way to make it. Thanks for this!!
You’re welcome Dee!
Yum! Honey mustard is one of my favorite dipping sauces for chicken. And those chicken tenders look amazing!
They’re both delicious. If you search chicken tenders you will find that recipe too.
I love a good honey mustard sauce and it’s always better when it’s homemade. It’s really easy to make and you can dip anything in it. Love that you served it with chicken tenders, it’s perfect!
Thank you, Alison! I am right there with you :)
Hands up mustard sauce isn’t something I would have thought of making at home but what an interesting idea. I bet it tastes so nice as well.
Thank you, Sarah. This is truly a great recipe you will love!
This looks so delicious! Can’t wait to try this with some chicken fingers.
Thank you, Trina! I cannot wait to hear how you like this one :)
My kids and I love honey mustard sauce. I’m going to have to make this for them (and me).
Aw thank you Heather! I cannot wait to hear what they think of this one.
I wish I had stumbled across this page before the Superbowl!!! Anyone who knows me knows I am cuh-razy about chicken tenders and honey mustard, so I will definitely be pinning and using this recipe! I’m looking forward to trying it with the cayenne pepper.
The cayenne pepper adds the perfect kick to the recipe! You are sure to love it.
Yum, I need to try this out soon. I make nuggets or chicken strips often, and this would be the perfect dipping sauce for those.
Thank you Amber! This is sure to be a hit with chicken nuggets or tenders.
Look so yummy. I tried this recipe last time but I didn’t perfect it. I will try it again some other time!. Thank you for sharing!
Thank you Vian! I am so sorry to hear that. I’m sure you will get it perfect next time :)
I’m totally book marking this! Love honey mustard ANYTHING. Thanks for sharing.
Thank you Jeanete! I am right there with you!
Honey mustard sauce is my roommates favorite sauce but she always buy in groceries. Totally printing this recipe to show her!
Oh she will love this one. Homemade is always better.
So delicious! I love the lemon for a little of tart. Perfect with chicken!
Thank you Sandra! The lemon and cayenne pepper add a delicious unique taste to this recipe.
Made this sauce to go with your Baked Chicken Tenders. OMG….so good!
This made my week! I am so glad you loved both recipes. :)
This sauce is out of this world! I started using it on my husband’s ham sandwiches for lunch. He’s crazy about it too!
That sounds so delicious!