Jump to Recipe

Print Recipe

Creamy homemade honey mustard sauce uses simple ingredients and only takes a few minutes to make. My five-minute Honey Mustard Sauce Recipe makes a sweet, tangy sauce, making it the perfect sauce for dipping for chicken tenders, chips, or veggies.

honey mustard sauce in a glass bowl

I hate to admit that before I learned how to make this super easy recipe for honey mustard I was not a fan of this creamy sauce. But my homemade version of this classic dipping sauce has made me a honey mustard sauce convert!

chicken tenders with honey mustard sauce on a white plate.

I love this delicious sauce with my favorite chicken strips! And it’s also my favorite dipping sauce for grilled or roasted chicken and pork chops.

Ingredients

ingredients to make the recipe.

Let’s start by gathering the ingredients we need to make this sauce. In Chef Speak this is called the “Mise en Place” which translates to “Everything in its Place”.

Not only does setting your ingredients up ahead of time speed up the cooking process, it also helps ensure you have everything you need to make the dish.

  • yellow mustard
  • Dijon mustard
  • honey
  • mayonnaise
  • apple cider vinegar or lemon juice
  • seasonings

What can I substitute for mayonnaise in the honey mustard sauce?

If you’re not a fan of mayonnaise you can substitute Greek yogurt or sour cream in place of mayonnaise.

Can I make this into a salad dressing?

Yes, you can. By whisking one-quarter cup of vegetable oil into the mixture, you can easily make a honey mustard salad dressing. If you prefer a vinaigrette, leave out the mayonnaise.

How to make Honey Mustard Sauce

mustards and mayonnaise in a glass mixing bowl

Add the Dijon mustard, yellow mustard and mayonnaise to a small mixing bowl.

mayonnaise and mustards mixed together

Whip the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.

finished honey mustard sauce in glass bowl

Add the honey, apple cider vinegar, and seasonings to the mixture and whisk together until well blended.

Recipe FAQ’s

How long will the sauce last?

Store my honey mustard sauce in an airtight jar or glass container with a lid. Keep it refrigerated, and it will last for up to two weeks.

What can I substitute for mayonnaise in the Sauce?

If you’re not a fan of mayonnaise you can substitute Greek yogurt or sour cream in place of mayonnaise.

More Recipes You’ll Love!

honey mustard sauce

Print Recipe
Save

Honey Mustard Sauce

Creamy homemade honey mustard sauce uses simple ingredients and only takes a few minutes to make. My five-minute Honey Mustard Sauce Recipe makes a sweet, tangy sauce, making it the perfect sauce for dipping chicken tenders, chips, or veggies.

Prep Time5 mins

Total Time5 mins

Course: dip, Sauce

Cuisine: American

Servings: 6

Calories: 114kcal

Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • tsp black pepper

Prevent your screen from going dark

Instructions

  • Add the yellow mustard, Dijon mustard and mayonnaise to a small mixing bowl.

  • Whisk the ingredients together until well blended, creamy and smooth.

  • Add the honey, apple cider vinegar, and seasonings to the mixture and whisk together until well blended.

  • Store honey mustard sauce in an airtight container and refrigerate until needed. The sauce will last up to two weeks refrigerated in an airtight container.

Notes

  • Add one-quarter cup of vegetable oil to make this a salad dressing.
  • To make a vinaigrette, add the oil and leave out the mayonnaise. 
  • Mayonnaise can be replaced with Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream.

 

Nutrition

Calories: 114kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 0.3mg

By Papa

Leave a Reply