These bone-in honey baked chicken breasts are easy to prepare and bake, and they're delicious with rice or noodles or served with roasted or baked potatoes. This chicken dish makes a great everyday meal for a family, or prepare this meal for a busy weekend.
- 1/4 cup honey
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
- 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 2 teaspoons lite soy sauce
- 4 chicken breast halves, bone-in, about 3 pounds
- 1/3 cup flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon dried leaf thyme
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- Heat oven to 400 F.
- Combine the honey, brown sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Combine the flour, salt, thyme, paprika, and pepper in a food storage bag; add chicken pieces and shake to coat.
- Put melted butter and oil in a baking dish. Place the chicken in the baking dish, turning with tongs until coated with the butter and oil mixture. Arrange the chicken breasts, skin side up; bake for 20 minutes.
- Pour the honey mixture over the chicken and continue baking for 20 to 30 minutes, basting a few times. The chicken should register at least 165 F in the thickest part, not touching bone.
- Serve these tasty chicken breasts with hot cooked rice or roasted or baked potatoes for a fabulous meal. Serves 4.
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