Put rack in the middle of the oven. Preheat to broil.
In a skillet, brown the chicken in oil. Add salt and pepper. Set aside on a plate.
In the same skillet, brown the onion. Add more oil if needed. Add garlic and cook 1 minute. Deglaze with the wine and let reduce by half. Add tomatoes, honey and thyme. Bring to boil and let simmer about 5 minutes. Adjust seasonings. Add chicken and cover with the mixture of tomatoes. Sprinkle with cheese. Cook in the oven about 5 minutes until cheese is golden and chicken is cooked. Remove thyme sprigs.
Serve on a bed of lentils.
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Braised Chicken With Gratin Tomatoes (cont.)