Irresistible flavors of this baked chicken with a sweet and sticky honey glaze. The combination of tender and juicy chicken, enhanced by a luscious honey glaze, creates a delectable dish that is sure to impress. Baking the chicken ensures even cooking and a crispy exterior, while the honey glaze adds a touch of sweetness and caramelization. Get ready to savor every bite of this mouthwatering baked chicken with a delightful honey glaze.
Baked Chicken with Honey Glaze
- baking dish
- aluminum foil
- mixing bowl
- Basting brush
- Cooking thermometer
- chicken thighs
- olive oil
- soy sauce
- Dijon mustard
- dried thyme
- Salt and pepper
- Fresh parsley
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking dish with aluminum foil or parchment paper for easy clean up. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the olive oil, honey, soy sauce, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, dried thyme, salt, and pepper to create the honey glaze.
- Place the chicken thighs in the prepared baking dish, skin side up. Use a basting brush to generously coat each piece with the honey glaze, ensuring an even coating.
- Bake the chicken in the preheated oven for about 40-45 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden brown and crispy.
- Baste the chicken with the remaining honey glaze halfway through the cooking process to enhance the flavor and caramelization.
- Once cooked, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for a few minutes .Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
- Serve the baked chicken with honey glaze hot and enjoy the succulent meat and sticky glaze.