Saucy Baked Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.


6 servings

Updated: Mar. 10, 2022
This irresistible chicken gets its wonderful flavor from baking in a bubbling mixture of honey and soy sauce. It’s always a hit. —Caroline Champoux, Londonderry, New Hampshire
Saucy Baked Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place chicken in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  2. Bake, uncovered, 30-35 minutes or until thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, basting occasionally. Remove chicken from dish and keep warm.
  3. Transfer sauce to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 12-15 minutes or until sauce is reduced to 1-1/4 cups.

Can you freeze Saucy Baked Chicken?

Cover and freeze cooled chicken and sauce in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Reheat in a foil-lined 13x9-in. baking dish in a preheated 325° oven until heated through, covering if necessary to prevent excess browning.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half with about 3 tablespoons sauce: 412 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1013mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.