Sweet n Sticky Honey Mustard Chicken Recipe

Chicken thighs marinated in a sticky, sweet honey and mustard mix and then grilled to perfection. Serve with some fresh, grilled mielies and an avocado salad for a fantastic and budget-beating braai evening.


Prep Time

10 minutes (plus overnight marinading)

Cooking Time

15 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • +- 750 g deboned, skinless chicken thighs
  • 200 ml can ginger ale
  • 25 ml SPAR Apricot Jam
  • 15 ml SPAR Mustard Sauce
  • 5 ml chicken or barbeque spice
  • 5 ml  dried parsley
  • 15 ml SPAR Honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe Method

  1. Place the chicken thighs in a single layer in a shallow container.
  2. In a bowl combine the remaining ingredients and pour over the chicken to completely submerge the pieces.  Cover and chill overnight.
  3. Braai over moderate coals, turning often and basting with the marinade.

Hints & Tips

No reason not to swop with chicken breast fillets, but then best to slash the meat before marinating, to encourage maximum flavour is achieved.