Honey Curry Chicken

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My Honey Curry Chicken recipe is a family favorite that I often forget about. The mixture of honey in the curry chicken is so sweet and delicious and a huge crowd favorite!

Honey Curry Chicken on a plate with rice and brocolli

I got the recipe for this honey curry chicken a good 15 years ago from my high school BFF, Natalie.   And she got it from her mother in law (K.K).  It’s written down on a small ratty paper, that when I thought of making this recently, I had to search for it.  It’s so stinkin’ easy, I don’t know why I don’t make this more often! I also made it for my friend Kelsey 10 years ago, now she associates this recipe with me. She requests I make it every time I see her.  I love anything with curry, and the yellow curry is fairly light, not too overwhelming.

There are only a few ingredients to make the honey curry sauce, and you likely have most of them already.  You just need honey, curry powder, mustard, butter, and salt.  Not counting the chicken, we’ve got a five ingredient meal right here!

I doubled the below recipe to make this for a group, this is what it looks like just out of the oven:

Honey Curry Chicken in a 9x13 pan

Behold, the well loved lost recipe card:

Honey Curry Chicken recipe on old paper

I’ve decided I just haven’t shared enough of my family favorite recipes on here, and aren’t we all looking for new recipes?  I hope you will enjoy this quick and easy recipe for dinner sometime soon.

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Honey Curry Chicken Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Honey Curry Chicken
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 5 mins

Sweet and satisfying honey curry chicken.  A family favorite at our house that you will love too! 

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry, honey curry chicken
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Kristen Duke
  • 3 lbs chicken breast cut in chucnk, or chicken tenders
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup wet mustard
  • 1/2 tsp. yellow curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  1. Melt honey and butter in a glass bowl.  Stir.

  2. Add the mustard, curry powder and salt.  Stir together.

  3. Pour curry mixture over thawed chicken.

  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, broil the last 5 minutes to brown the chicken.

{I originally shared this recipe August 21, 2012, and updated this post 2017}

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