Honey Baked Chicken Recipe

A delicious and easy-to-make dish featuring tender chicken baked with a sweet and savory honey glaze. Perfect for a family dinner or special occasion.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven:
  • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  1. Prepare the chicken:
  • Rinse the chicken breasts under cold water and pat dry with paper towels.
  • Place the chicken breasts in a single layer in a baking dish.
  1. Make the honey glaze:
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, ketchup, minced garlic, dried basil, dried thyme, black pepper, salt, olive oil, and apple cider vinegar until well combined.
  1. Coat the chicken:
  • Pour the honey glaze over the chicken breasts, ensuring they are evenly coated. Use a brush or spoon to spread the glaze if necessary.
  1. Bake the chicken:
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  • After 25 minutes, remove the foil and baste the chicken with the glaze from the baking dish.
  • Continue baking uncovered for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  1. Serve:
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • Serve the honey baked chicken with your favorite sides, such as rice, vegetables, or a fresh salad.

Enjoy your delicious Honey Baked Chicken!

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