Honey Lemon Garlic Chicken

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  • 5 bone in skin on chicken thighs (2 lbs | 1 kg)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice (fresh squeezed, or juice of 1 lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 6 whole garlic cloves (peeled)
  • lemon slices
  • zest
  • sliced green onions (to garnish)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium22% DV520mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein78% DV40g
    Carbs11% DV34g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories620Calories from Fat320
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat320
    Total Carbohydrate34g11%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Shimol Mangawa 4 months ago
    It was yummy however the directions could use a bit more clarity. It was my first time using a skillet so I would love to know how much/what kind of oil to add to it. I also used chicken breast because that’s what I had in the fridge and it was still yummy!
    S 5 months ago
    Amazinggggg! Made it with chicken breast, cooked 3 mins on each side on skillet and 30mins in the oven, perfectly juicy and the sauce tastes incredible! Even better with some tender stem broccoli and rice. 🤤
    Madelyne Ventura 5 months ago
    Too much honey and lime
    Hendren 10 months ago
    I’ve made this multiple times and love it
    Yummly User a year ago
    Came out great. Making it again.
    Sykes a year ago
    Worst dish I've cooked on Yummly yet. Ruined by bad directions. Can only guess that the author is cooking over nothing more than a couple of tea candles. "Medium high heat" as directed gives you chicken that would be better served in a ceremonial urn, and sauce that essentially turned into stiff toffee. Wasted an hour of my life, and we're still hungry.
    The dish turned out very delicious, juicy and the meat very moist...full of flavours. I burned the chicken a bit and it gave it a slight smoked taste, which me and my girlfriend enjoyed. She said i should make the dish again.
    Stephanie Bender a year ago
    So yummy and I don’t know how to cook! It’s was soo easy.
    Hoekstra a year ago
    Delicious! I have a very picky family so when 4 out of the 5 of us like it, it’s a win. The 5th member thought “it was okay”.
    Wendy a year ago
    So tasty, quick and easy! Thank you
    Libby a year ago
    I was scared when I started Pan searing the thighs because I was using a new cast iron pan and my thighs got much darker than I wanted, but I was SO happy when I took that first bite. They were juicy and tender and the skin was crispy and flavorful. I may use a lower heat next time, but this dish will be added to my regular rotation and made for friends and family for years to come. (Pair it with oven roasted Parmesan carrots and mashed potatoes!)
    apprentice 😊 a year ago
    My whole family loved it! Will definitely be making this again
    Dyrone a year ago
    It be lit Taste hella good East af to make
    Hi a year ago
    Absolutely delicious and easy
    Williams a year ago
    This was so good! My husband said it’s definitely a keeper. It was easy to make (once I learned the hard way to sear it over medium heat and not high heat - we now know our smoke alarms work). Luckily I had enough chicken to try it again and got it right the second time.
    Made it before and so so good. Man something I truly miss cooking for my loves and watching there face but the best ever is the Thanks Mom when there tummy’s are full.
    Jazmin Alam a year ago
    Yummm easy to make, defiantly make again
    tilisha wilson a year ago
    great loved it made it on saturday made it today ❤ and thats the simple coleslaw from the yum app also. so lovely
    I loved it. I made it as is. It was tasty
    Grays a year ago
    Very nice. Kids eat it all. Job done!
    H O a year ago
    Fantastic! Yummly Didn’t know what to expect of the taste. But wifey loved it.
    Bui Trong Kien a year ago
    Yummy, I recommend you choose the garlic and chilli soy sauce. However, continuously taste it in order not to turn it into so salty because of the mixture of sauces. Definitely will make this again for the weekend!
    hayley 2 years ago
    was really yummly...will make it again
    Kirie 2 years ago
    Would make it again.
    Elaine Nickells 2 years ago
    Delicious I will be making this dish again.
    Charles 2 years ago
    Not a fan of the rice vengar at all. Perhaps I added too much lemon and not enough soy sauce. There just wasn’t a balance. Oh well...
    Rae 2 years ago
    Amazing honestly the best thing I've ever cooked can't wait to make it again!!
    Chris 2 years ago
    It was ok but the sauce was more like a toffee than a sauce
    Lorraine Reid 2 years ago
    Tasted lovely and easy to make.
    Barbara M. 2 years ago
    enjoyed this recipe and will be a regular for meal prep