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    Chicken in Honey-Lemon Sauce

    Chicken in Honey-Lemon Sauce. Photo by kolibri

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    Total Time:

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    1 hr 15 mins

    15 mins

    1 hr

    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    This is enough for 3-4 people, you can double this complete recipe, though you will have to bake it in a much larger baking dish. Serve this with cooked rice.

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    1. 1
      Set oven to 400 degrees.
    2. 2
      Great a 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
    3. 3
      In a large heavy plastic bag combine the flour, salt, paprika, garlic powder and pepper.
    4. 4
      Place one or two pieces of chicken in the bag and toss to coat the chicken.
    5. 5
      Then dip the floured chicken in the 1/2-cup melted butter.
    6. 6
      Place in the baking dish skin side up.
    7. 7
      Repeat with the remaining chicken pieces.
    8. 8
      Bake uncovered for 30 minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from oven and drain off any fat or pan drippings, then turn the chicken over.
    10. 10
      In a small bowl combine the honey, lemon juice and 1/4 cup melted butter, then pour over the chicken in the baking dish.
    11. 11
      Cover with foil and return to oven for another 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is done, basting occasionally with the pan juices.
    12. 12

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 01, 2006


      I really like this recipe. It kind of went wrong though, but it was still great. I live in Indonesia, and I had to translate the recipe for my helper to get the ingredients for me, so I said 5 chicken breasts for a single recipe, and I asked her to make a triple as we had a lot of friends coming over for dinner, but when the food came out of the kitchen, it was a rediculus amount of chicken, I was stunned... the next day I thought about it and realised that she probably thought I meant breast pairs, which she did... so we had 6 times the amount of chicken and 3 times the sauce :s It was really good, but the sauce had all been absorbed by the chicken. So we are going to try it again some time soon, correctly. But now we have so much chicken in our fridge I dont know how we are going to get through it all. P.S. Kittencal I love your pic and your name I have a cat named Cal (Calico) and she is so cute. and your pic is gorgeous, the orange is so bright!! Thanks for this great recipe!!

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    • on January 15, 2006


      I halved the recipe and made it with boneless breasts...unlike Milla I didnt get such a great crust but I found the sauce great and what was leftover I chunked up and mixed with the leftover sauce and used on salad...That was really good! Thanks Carol!

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    • on January 10, 2006


      I like the way chicken gets a lovely crust from the flour mixture. I substituted olive oil for butter, otherwise followed instructions. My husband really liked the sauce, I though it could have been a bit more lemony - maybe I would add a bit of the lemon rind to the sauce. Good recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken in Honey-Lemon Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (327 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 548.1
    Calories from Fat 315
    Total Fat 35.1 g
    Saturated Fat 21.9 g
    Cholesterol 91.5 mg
    Sodium 247.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    Sugars 18.0 g
    Protein 5.5 g

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