Honey Baked Chicken

These honey baked chicken thighs are easy to prepare and come out tender, juicy, and flavorful. The quick marinade gives the chicken an incredible depth of flavor and doubles as a delicious glaze. Serve these easy chicken thighs with truffle mashed potatoes and lemon chili broccoli for a complete meal. This chicken thigh recipe is an easy weeknight dinner that comes together with minimal effort. It is also a great dish to prepare in advance and pop in the oven when ready.

Ingredients – ⅓ cup olive oil – ⅓ cup honey – ¼ cup lemon juice – 4 large garlic cloves, minced or grated – 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard – ¼ teaspoon sea salt – pinch of freshly ground black pepper – 1 tablespoon finely chopped rosemary – 6 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin on To Thicken the Sauce (optional) – 1 tablespoon cornstarch

mix the marinade/ add the chicken

Step 1

marinate the chicken thighs

Step 2

place in a dish and add 1/2 cup marinade

Step 3

bake until fork tender

Step 4

Thicken the sauce with a cornstarch slurry. 

These garlic honey baked chicken thighs are a quick and easy meal that will surely please the whole family. The honey marinade doubles as a glaze and delicious sauce, plus it helps keep the chicken moist and tender.

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