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Honey & Soy Baked Chicken from Amy Johnson


You’re in for a REAL treat today!!! I’m very excited to have Amy of She Wears Many Hats guest posting on TidyMom. If you’re not familiar with Amy, trust me, you will be blown away by visiting her wonderful blog. While you’re there, soak up and be inspired from all her gorgeous photography and yummy recipes. Today she is sharing a recipe for Chicken which I cannot wait to try real soon! I know my family will LOVE it!

 

Honey & Soy Baked Chicken recipe at TidyMom

Around here chicken makes a regular appearance on the dinner table. To tell you the truth, it gets a little boring after awhile – grilled chicken, baked chicken, sautéed chicken, chicken soup, chicken n’ pasta… But with all that chicken, my family never tires of chicken thighs. We like the dark meat around here y’all. It’s good stuff and pretty inexpensive, too, but use whatever kinda chicken you like. This recipe is simple to whip up right before cooking or to use ahead of time as a marinade. Although a marinade typically includes an acid, such as a vinegar or citrus juice, you could certainly add either to this recipe. For this recipe you’ll need olive oil, soy sauce, garlic cloves (or garlic powder), ground ginger, honey, salt and pepper. You can easily switch up the ingredients to your liking and taste. A splash of sesame oil would be a nice addition.Basically, mix all ingredients together in a large plastic zip-top storage bag, add the chicken making sure to coat each piece. Place chicken and sauce/marinade in baking dish or leave in large plastic bag to marinate in the refrigerator until ready to cook. When ready to cook, bake in a 425° oven for 25 minutes with the skin side up. Turn the chicken and cook another 15 minutes. Then turn the chicken again to skin side up and finish cooking for another 10 minutes to crisp up the skin. Cook until internal temperature of chicken reads 165°F.You can skip all the turning and flipping of the chicken if you’d like, but I think it cooks more evenly helping to avoid one side being too dry. These would be mighty tasty grilled as well.

Honey & Soy Baked Chicken

Honey & Soy Baked Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cloves of garlic; minced (or substitute 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 3 pounds (approximately) chicken thighs (or preferred chicken meat)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Mix first 6 ingredients together in a large plastic zip-top storage bag. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the chicken to plastic bag making sure to coat each piece.
  3. Place chicken in baking dish along with sauce/marinade or leave in large plastic bag to marinate in the refrigerator.
  4. When ready to cook, in a baking dish, bake chicken in a 425° oven for 25 minutes with the skin side up. Turn the chicken and cook another 15 minutes. Then turn the chicken again to skin side up and finish cooking for another 10 minutes to crisp up the skin. Cook until internal temperature of chicken reads 165°F.

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Thanks again Amy!!!……..you’re pictures just blow me away! Even your raw uncooked chicken looks delicious!! lol

 

 

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Comments

  1. 1
    Debbi Does Dinner Healthy says:

    This looks great! I love finding different glazes for chicken! Thanks!

  2. 2
    Debbi Does Dinner Healthy says:

    This looks great! I love finding different glazes for chicken! Thanks!

  3. 3
    Maranda says:

    Oh my gosh. This looks amazingly delicious!!! Thanks for sharing!

  4. 4
    Maranda says:

    Oh my gosh. This looks amazingly delicious!!! Thanks for sharing!

  5. 5

    So delicious. I wonder if you can do the same with breasts or legs?

  6. 6

    So delicious. I wonder if you can do the same with breasts or legs?

  7. 7
    Southern Gal says:

    Wow, Lady. You're turning up everywhere! This recipe looks fabulous as usual. Always need a new chicken recipe.

  8. 8
    Southern Gal says:

    Wow, Lady. You're turning up everywhere! This recipe looks fabulous as usual. Always need a new chicken recipe.

  9. 9
    Stacy@{share and remember} says:

    We made this tonight & it was amazing! We loved it! (we used wings/no ginger)

  10. 10
    Stacy@{share and remember} says:

    We made this tonight & it was amazing! We loved it! (we used wings/no ginger)

  11. 11

    Amy,
    This recipe looks delicious and like something my whole family would love. Thank you for sharing it. I will be trying it next week!

  12. 12

    Amy,
    This recipe looks delicious and like something my whole family would love. Thank you for sharing it. I will be trying it next week!

  13. 13

    EXCELLENT recipe! Love the chicken. It's a keeper.

  14. 14

    EXCELLENT recipe! Love the chicken. It's a keeper.

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