Hot Honey Mustard Recipe

We've likely all had honey mustard before, but have you ever had hot honey mustard? Hot honey is everywhere these days, and for people who like a spicy and sweet combination, this trend is one of the best to jump on. People are enjoying hot honey with a wide variety of foods, from dipping pizza in it to adding a bowl of it to charcuterie boards, all the way to drizzling some onto fresh fruit. With the rise in popularity of hot honey, we had to try this recipe that highlights two of our favorite things: hot honey and honey mustard.

Recipe developer and registered dietitian nutritionist, Kristen Carli, brings us this recipe for hot honey mustard. "You can use this as a dip, a spread on a sandwich, or a salad dressing, but whatever way you choose, you can never get enough of this delicious sauce," Carli says. Be warned: this sauce is going to become your new hyper-fixation condiment. And, the fact that you can whip up the condiment in less than 5 minutes and with only four ingredients is one of the best parts, but you'll learn that for yourself soon enough.

Gather the ingredients for hot honey mustard

To make this hot honey mustard, you can start by gathering your ingredients. For this recipe, you will need Dijon mustard, hot honey, mayonnaise, and lemon juice — easy enough, right?

Add all ingredients to a bowl

Grab a medium-sized bowl and add the Dijon mustard, hot honey, mayonnaise, and lemon juice."My favorite hot honey is Nature Nate's," Carli says. "It's got the perfect hint of heat without being overpowering." That said, any hot honey will do the trick here, so feel free to use your favorite brand.

Stir to combine

Using a silicone spatula, stir all the ingredients together until they are combined. If needed, use a whisk to smooth out the texture. Then, pour the hot honey mustard into a jar with an airtight lid to ensure freshness. At this point, you can store the condiment in the fridge for up to 10 days.

Serve with your favorite entree, salad, or sandwich

That's it! This recipe is very easy. Serve this hot honey mustard as a salad dressing on your favorite leafy greens, or as a dip with chicken fingers and fries. "I like serving this with chicken tenders or buffalo wings the best, but this is also excellent drizzled on avocado toast," Carli says. Whichever way you choose to dip or drizzle, there's no doubt that this hot honey mustard will be your new favorite condiment.

Hot Honey Mustard Recipe
5 from 24 ratings
This hot honey mustard combines sweet, spicy, and tangy flavors, all packed into one easy-to-make sauce.
Prep Time
Cook Time
hot honey mustard on side of chicken
Total time: 5 minutes
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard
  • ⅓ cup hot honey
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  1. Add all ingredients into a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Stir or whisk well to combine.
  3. Serve as desired, and store leftovers in a sealed jar, refrigerated, for up to 10 days.
Calories per Serving 119
Total Fat 7.9 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 3.8 mg
Total Carbohydrates 12.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Total Sugars 11.8 g
Sodium 227.9 mg
Protein 0.6 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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