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Honey-Glazed Chicken Recipe

Honey-Glazed Chicken Recipe

My family raves over this nicely browned chicken. The rich honey glaze gives each luscious piece a spicy tang. This dish is simple enough to prepare for a family dinner and delightful enough to serve to guests. -Ruth Andrewson, Leavenworth, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (about 3 pounds), cut up
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted, divided
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons curry powder

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and cayenne pepper; add the chicken pieces shake to coat. Pour 4 tablespoons butter into a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; place chicken in pan, turning pieces once to coat.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered at 350° for 30 minutes. Combine the brown sugar, honey, lemon juice, soy sauce, curry powder and remaining butter; pour over chicken. Bake 45 minutes more or until chicken is tender, basting several times with pan drippings. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 501 calories, 29g fat (13g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 781mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein

Reviews for Honey-Glazed Chicken

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charvey32
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2015

"This is so easy and delicious. My picky 2 years old son said "yummy" several times. I used things because that's what I have and also substituted a tablespoon of lime juice instead of lemon juice. I definitely going to make this again."

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RHergenroeder
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2014

"Very good. I used boneless chicken breast, and only 1/2 the recommended salt. Baked for ~40 minutes, then put on Broiler to crisper. Served over fresh spinach."

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Hollyberry1981
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"My husband loved this and so did I. Very moist! Great over rice with a side salad :)"

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joniotto
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2014

"This has been my husband's favorite chicken recipe for several years now! Always the way he requests chicken :) I follow the recipe exactly and it always comes out awesome. Sweet and slightly spicy with the cayenne. Great recipe that's become a staple in our home."

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Redsled
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2014

"Wonderful chicken dish. I did use boneless, skinless, chicken breast. My husband liked it. I will be making it more in future. Thank you very much"

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tstreich
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2013

"I made this often years ago when it was first published. We love it. It had been awhile and I reintroduced my family to it recently and we still love it. The flavor of the glaze is wonderful! No changes other than I will use bone-in chicken breasts. Highly recommended!"

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fabfifty07
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2013

"Easy preparations and delicious!"

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stevennicole
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2013

"Worshipguy said he didn't like this in part because it needed frequent basting but I forgot to do that and it turned out just fine! I like the curry flavor"

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Jiffpb52
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2013

"Delicious chicken dish"

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Worshipguy
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2012

"The chicken was very moist and had good flavor, but I don't know about the simplicity. I didn't like the fact that you had to baste so frequently. I also halved the amount of cayenne and curry because my wife don't like spicy foods. Next time I might try this with boneless skinless chicken breasts and see how they turn out."

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Rebekah Doran
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2011

"I've been making this one for years. Everyone who has tried it loves it. My family looks forward to company and this recipe."

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hmarto
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2011

"My family requires a gluten free diet, so I substituted GF pancake mix for the flour. My entire family loved it!!! I will definitely make it again."

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Zsa Zsa Kay
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2011

"love love love"

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jaker
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2010

"I have made this recipe for years. It is always a crowd pleaser. Everyone from grandmother to grandchild loves it."

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chellie125
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

"This has become one of my go to chicken recipes. My family loves the heat from the cayenne and the curry (I actually add a little more because we love curry flavor so much). This has definitely become a favorite in my household."

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raphsmom
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2010

"I think I'll find a recipe that does not include the curry. I thought it was okay but the curry was too powerful for my taste."

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cwbuff
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"This chicken bakes to a beautiful, appetizing color! I don't like spicy, so I reduced the curry to 1/2 teaspoon and it was great. That you don't have to brown the chicken first saves time."

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janethil
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"This was an easy dish to prepare and the chicken was extremely moist and tasty."

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Purgy
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2009

"This has been a family favorite for over 10 years now. It's sweet & juicy. The curry is not over-powering. Fantastic. We actually crave this dish!"

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sre
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2009

"Just made this for dinner. Hubby and I loved it! I used all chicken breasts on the bone...delicious. We love the sweet flavor."

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kelpielovex3
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"Quick and easy but I found it lacking that kick of flavor."

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zucchinilady
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2009

"I had defrosted some chicken and just wanted a "change" in the way I cooked it, so I came to TOH - boy, was I glad I did!!

This was the second recipe I looked at - so tasty! finger licken good! and well received by the family. thank you"

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tramcoch
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2008

"asnherkirthulk"

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gr4tchr2
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2008

"I have made this recipe many times also.  It's very easy and well worth the time it takes to baste it.  My husband requests this sometimes, too.  High praise!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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