Honey Barbecued Chicken Recipe
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Honey Barbecued Chicken Recipe

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This dish has plenty of taste and eye appeal. It's baked to perfection in an onion tomato sauce that's both sweet and spunky.—Debbi Smith, Crossett, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 broiler/fryer chickens (3 pounds each), cut up
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Nutritional Facts

1/4 each: 473 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 131mg cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 43g protein.


  1. Place chicken skin side down in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 30 minutes. Turn chicken and bake 20 minutes longer or until chicken juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Honey Barbecued Chicken in Taste of Home February/March 2004, p18

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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xenazoe User ID: 2694029 255307
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2016

"A tasty recipe that my family enjoyed, although not a deep barbecue flavor. The chicken I used released a LOT of liquid, so I removed the sauce and boiled it down to thicken."

MY REVIEW User ID: 193450 91057
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2012

"Easy, good flavor."

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