Honey-Glazed Chicken

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Honey glazed chicken on the grill for dinner tonight featuring honey bbq sauce.

This Honey Glazed Chicken pairs well with roasted potatoes and grilled brussels sprouts. This recipe was developed by my good friend Karlen Poma. When I visited Karlen in Monterey California we had the most fun in the kitchen. I’m not sure she ever leaves the kitchen, she enjoys cooking so much. This recipe is not difficult to make, it will take about an hour of prep time to prepare this dish. Total prep and cooking time will take an hour and fifteen minutes. If you like the glaze you can substitute your favorite fish with the chicken.

Tip:
If you want to thicken the glaze, after the chicken marinates, mix 1/4 Cup of the broth from the chicken with 1 tablespoon of corn starch or arrow root until dissolved. Slowly mix the broth in with the glaze as you are heating it up.

Honey glazed chicken on the grill for dinner tonight featuring honey bbq sauce.

Honey Glazed Chicken

Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 942kcal

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Ingredients

FOR THE CHICKEN

  • chicken leg quarters with skin
  • tbsp.  garlic fresh minced
  • 1/3  olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2  orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 1 dash sea salt
  • 1 dash black pepper

FOR THE GLAZE

  • orange juice fresh squeezed
  • 1/4  Waxing Kara Honey
  • 1/4  cilantro minced fresh
  • tbsp. rosemary minced fresh
  • tbsp. parsley minced fresh
  • tbsp. thyme minced fresh
  • 1 tsp. molasses blackstrap
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 1 dash sea salt

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, olive oil, orange juice salt and pepper
  • In a large resealable plastic bag add the chicken pieces pour mixture over chicken shake to coat. Let it rest for most of the day in fridge.
  • On the stove top, simmer the glaze ingredients for a few minutes until it just begins to thicken.
  • Heat the grill
  • Grill chicken, basting occasionally and turning 40 to 50 minutes until the internal temperature reaches 165° F
  • Remove food from the grill when it reaches the desired internal temperature.
  • Allow to sit for a few minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 942kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 141mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 1213mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 4875IU | Vitamin C: 153.7mg | Calcium: 352mg | Iron: 10.4mg
This honey glazed chicken is so delicious, you'll want to invite friends over for a cookout.

About the Author

kara

Kara waxes about the bees, creates and tests recipes with her friend Joyce, and does her best to share what she’s learned and continues to learn about the bees, honey, ingredients we use and more.

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