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Close Up of Mustard Chicken, Red Peppers, Asparagus over Rice Noodles.

Mustard Chicken with Peppers & Asparagus

This Mustard Chicken Recipe uses ingredients that you have on hand in a new way to give you such a great flavor that is EASY to make. Pair with any veggies you have on hand and top it on rice or pasta and you have a meal that the entire FAMILY will love!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Carrie Tyler

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 16 oz Chicken Breasts
  • ¼ cup Yellow Mustard
  • ¼ cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Veggies

  • 1 Red Pepper
  • 8 oz Asparagus about half a bunch
  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 1 Tbls Parmesan Cheese, grated Optional for garnish

Instructions

Chicken

  1. Cut the raw chicken into large chunks about 1.5 inches.  Mince the garlic clove.

  2. In a large (gallon) baggie or bowl, add the mayonnaise, mustard, minced garlic, salt & pepper.  Mix together.  Add the chicken chunks and mix around to coat in the marinade.  Let sit in marinade in fridge for 1-4 hours.

  3. Spread the marinated chicken on a oiled sheet pan.  Make sure that all pieces are separated and are not touching.

  4. Place under the broiler on the top rack to give the chicken a sear.  Cook under the broiler for 5 minutes then remove flip each piece, then put back under the broiler for another 3-4 minutes.  

  5. Move the chicken down to the center rack and turn the over to 350 degrees F.  Cook for another 12-15 minutes or until the chicken center reaches 165 degrees.

Cook Veggies

  1. Slice the red pepper into thin strips.  Rinse the asparagus and cut off the bottom woody ends.  Then cut into 1 inch pieces.

  2. Add a tsp of extra virgin olive oil to a preheated saute pan and then add the red pepper and asparagus pieces.  Saute for about 5 minutes. 

  3. Add the cooked chicken to the pan with the veggies and mix to combine.

Plate

  1. You can eat this Mustard Chicken with veggies recipe all by itself!  Or you can serve with polenta, rice, pasta, quinoa, or cauliflower mash!  I love to serve it over Rice Noodles!  Finally, I garnish with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan Cheese, but this is optional.

    Close up of Mustard Chicken with Red Peppers and Asparagus over rice noodles.