Honey-And-Spice-Glazed Chicken

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Food & Wine, March 2006.

Top Review by DeeVaFoodie

This "glaze" would work better as a marinade and/or a basting sauce. It was too thin and watery to work as a glaze. It ran right off of the chicken for the most part. The flavor is okay, but it didn't wow us. If I made this again at all I would just marinate the chicken in it for a few hours or so and then baste the meat with it during cooking. Made for Bargain Basement tag game.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the honey, garlic, lemon juice, mustard, paprika and cayenne.
  3. Put the chicken breasts on a rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Using a sharp knife, make 2 deep slashes in each breast.
  5. Season the breasts with salt and black pepper, then brush most of the honey glaze all over them.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Brush the remaining honey glaze over the chicken breasts and bake for about 10 minutes longer, until just cooked through.
  8. Remove the chicken breasts from the oven and preheat the broiler.
  9. Brush the juices from the baking sheet onto the chicken and broil for about 1 minute, or until the chicken skin is crisp.

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