Honey-Baked Chicken for Two

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
After our children left home, I had to learn to cook all over again, I began to economize on food purchases by buying some meats in quantity and freezing extras for future menus. My husband especially loves this chicken recipe, which I pared down to fit our life-style today. —Helen Whelan Jarrettsville, Maryland
Honey-Baked Chicken for Two Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 bone-in chicken breast halves (8 ounces each)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place chicken in a greased or foil-lined 9-in. square baking pan. Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; cook and stir over low heat until well blended and heated through. Pour over chicken.
  3. Bake, uncovered, until a thermometer reaches 170°, 30-35 minutes longer. Baste before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 538 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 121mg cholesterol, 872mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (66g sugars, 0 fiber), 34g protein.

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