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Honey Mustard Recipe

Honey Mustard Recipe – Creamy, tangy, and sweet flavored sauce perfect for dressing, dipping, and glazing food recipes. This recipe uses honey, Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and spices for the perfect honey mustard dip that you can use to liven up your next meal!

Honey Mustard

Honey mustard is a simple condiment that’s easy to make, and you’ll be amazed at how much flavor it adds to your favorite dishes. It can be used in a variety of ways: as a salad dressing, on sandwiches or burgers, as an accompaniment to chicken, beef or pork dishes… the list goes on.

Knowing that one sauce can go with several other meals feels great. You will love this Honey mustard sauce with baked chicken drumsticksbraised tofuchicken salads, wraps, etc.

You should also check other versatile and delicious sauces like Fish taco sauce and Fry Sauce. They are perfect for almost everything.

Ingredients for making Honey Mustard Sauce

The best part of this recipe is that the ingredients are easy to find. If you don’t have some, you can buy them quickly at the nearest store.

  • Honey – Honey brings out the natural sweetness of your sauce and balances the tangy taste of the mustard.
  • Mayonnaise – for creamy and buttery effect.
  • Dijon mustard – this is different from the regular yellow mustard. It is tangy and spicier.
  • Lemon juice – for fresh flavor  
  • cayenne pepper – for heat
  • Spices – paprika, for flavor and color, garlic powder
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How to make Honey Mustard Sauce

Do you know that you can make a consistent and flavorful honey mustard sauce in less than 5 minutes? Wow, that sounds unbelievable, but it is that simple. Let me show you how you can make a perfectly creamy sauce.

Step 1: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl – honey, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and spices. Whisk until it is smooth and consistent.

Step 2: Use as you desire. You can also cover the mixture and refrigerate it overnight.

Viola! It is that easy. Nothing should stop you from making that extra effort to make the sauce for your fresh oven-baked sweet potatoes the next time you make it. Trust me; you will keep smacking your lips and ask for more when you prepare it.

Organic or processed honey

I will always recommend high-quality organic honey. I’m not too fond of processed honey because some of it contains sweeteners and sugar that reduce the quality of the honey.

The truth is that organic honey is the healthiest. It still has antioxidants and natural healthy pollen, which brings out the natural flavor the way you want.

How to serve Honey Mustard Sauce

I use it as glazing, dressing, and dipping sauce.  

Mustard sauce

Frequently Asked Questions about Honey Mustard Sauce

  • Can I use the sauce as glaze or salad dressing? Yes, you can. Salmon or chicken glazed with honey mustard sauce is nothing short of delicious. This sauce isn’t so thick that it would be great for salad dressing too.
  • How does Honey Mustard Sauce Taste? The honey is sweet, and the mustard is tangy, so the taste is balanced. The mayonnaise gives it a creamy richness and tones down the flavor to create a top-notch taste. It is not too tangy and not too sweet. A perfect one for your chicken, salad, bugger, and tofu.
  • Do I need to thicken my honey mustard sauce? Some people might suggest that you thicken the sauce with flour or cornstarch, but I prefer my sauce light. If you want to use it to dress the salad in particular, leave it light. You can refrigerate it as it gets cool, and you get a consistent texture.
  • Can I substitute Dijon Mustard with Yellow Mustard? If you want to get the authentic restaurant-worthy flavor of this recipe, I advise you to stick to Dijon mustard.

Storage and Tips

  • This honey mustard sauce can last up to 6 days in the fridge. I love to store it in a sealed jar or container. It doesn’t even stay long in my fridge because I use it for everything. It is too delicious for us to resist.
  • If you store it, ensure that you stir before using it because the ingredients might have separated. Just whisk it and enjoy.
  • Since it doesn’t last for long in the fridge, I recommend you make it in sizeable portions that you can use at once. It is easy to make, so you can always whisk another one together.
  • Taste tests the sauce to know if you can add more honey or mustard.

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Lemon Mustard

Honey Mustard Sauce

Honey Mustard sauce is a creamy, tangy, and sweet sauce perfect for dressing, dipping, and glazing food recipes. Easy to make in a few minutes with simple ingredients. Great with fries, fish, chicken, salads, potatoes, etc.
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Calories: 672kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or add to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Instructions

  • Step 1: Mix all the ingredients in a bowl – honey, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, and hot sauce. Whisk until it is smooth and consistent.
  • Step 2: Use as you desire. You can also cover the mixture and refrigerate it overnight.

Notes

  • This honey mustard sauce can last up to 6 days in the fridge. I love to store it in a sealed jar or container. It doesn’t even stay long in my fridge because I use it for everything. It is too delicious for us to resist.
  • If you store it, ensure that you stir before using it because the ingredients might have separated. Just whisk it and enjoy.
  • Since it doesn’t last for long in the fridge, I recommend you make it in sizeable portions that you can use at once. It is easy to make, so you can always whisk another one together.
  • Taste tests the sauce to know if you can add more honey or mustard.

Nutrition

Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 26g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 855mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 71g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 1mg

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