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Best Easy Honey Lemon Chicken

Izabelle Allouche: "really good and super easy! I used less lemon. wa…" Read More
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  • 1 pound chicken thighs (4 pieces)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice (2 lemons)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon honey
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    Calories380Calories from Fat280
    Total Fat31g48%
    Saturated Fat6g30%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat280
    Total Carbohydrate7g2%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C30%

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


    Izabelle Allouche a month ago
    really good and super easy! I used less lemon. was pretty sour
    Stokowski 3 months ago
    Sooo tasty! Mixed with rice!
    Page 6 months ago
    I used it as a marinade for chicken....DELICIOUS. Cooked the chicken on the grill. I added extra honey and garlic. The extra honey seemed to help a lot. Grilled brussel sprouts and basted them with marinade, they were delicious as well, next time I may grill green beans
    Sweettea 7 months ago
    Great! Timing was perfect
    Theodore a year ago
    go easy on the lemon but good overall ;)
    Cdog a year ago
    Quite tasty . I did my chicken in the air fryer and did the sauce in a pan on the stove . I ended up using just 1/3 cup of lemon juice and it was plenty . The sauce was definitely on the watery side but that was fine tasted great anyways
    Khadijah Davis a year ago
    It was great!! Make sure you have a top for your skillet though. The grease pops and it will start a fire if you don’t have a great stove. I live in an apartment so 🤷🏾‍♀️
    Gaby Biryukova a year ago
    i would adjust lemon juice as 1/4 cup instead of 1/2 cup. too sour.
    Ardolino a year ago
    Delicious, everyone loved it.
    Julie Dela a year ago
    cooking for a very picky family and everyone LOVED it! this goes on the cook again list!
    Jennifer Hopes a year ago
    This was perfect as is! Such a subtle lemon flavor. I was pleasantly surprised that the honey flavor was not too strong. Will definitely make again.
    I did this recipe with chicken breast because I didn’t have thighs. In my opinion it just needed more seasoning to it, the ingredients on the list was just not enough for me. I do recommend the recipe though, it was good, fast and easy!
    Michelle a year ago
    Yummmmmmmy!!!!! Will definitely make again! Perfect Mediterranean dish!
    Michael Bueti a year ago
    Chicken turned out great. Sauce was a bit oily, will either reduce the oil in the mix or separate the fat before serving.
    LISA a year ago
    Second time, just as delicious as the first. I have to try with a tender next time for the members of my family that don’t eat thighs (dark meat).
    had to modify to suite my families palet.
    Mary a year ago
    Tasty and easy enough for a busy weeknight.
    Tackett a year ago
    Cooked on the stove at a slower rate and it turned out yummy
    Eme U. a year ago
    This had great flavor. i didn't broil it. i pan fried the skins then baked in the oven. i liked the instructions for making the honey lemon glaze. you have to balance the honey's sweetness with the lemons' tartness.
    lacresa martin a year ago
    It was good, tasted professional but seemed like it was missing something. Maybe it could use more oregano. I had 6 thighs so i increased the recipe by 0.5 i probably didn't need to do that. it made my small cast iron skillet really full. i paired it with another recipe on the yummly website called "sweet potatoes with kale and carmelized onions" was quite nice together. others have said that it tasted tart because of the lemon. Mine didn't taste tart which could be because i didn't drain the chicken drippings before pouring the 1st sauce on the chicken. Definitely would make again.
    Jason Roldan a year ago
    This came out great. Would make it many times again!
    Melissa a year ago
    We loved it! Make sure you add the right amount of lemon juice - I was a little heavy handed on the lemon juice, and it made the chicken very tart. That was my fault, and I will use less next time. Otherwise, it's delicious!
    Mr.Butt Face a year ago
    The chicken turned out great. Some of the family found that it had a slight extreme taste of lemon and barely any honey. I would recommend adding more honey. Other than that, it’s a great recipe!
    Kelsey 2 years ago
    Made this with regular chicken breasts in the oven. I cooked the frozen breasts for 10 minutes before adding the sauce mix then added some more on the other side 10 minutes later. The chicken cooked for 30 minutes in the oven, then I threw them in a heated skillet with remaining juice and honey for 5-10 minutes and it was quite delicious. The breasts were melt in the mouth savoury! Had to even out the lemon to honey ratio as we all found it a little too lemony but otherwise it was absolutely amazing! Will definitely make again.
    Kim CL 2 years ago
    Amazing recipe! Enjoyed!!
    G 2 years ago
    Amazing recipe, good with chicken legs....too..
    Liam Cavanagh 2 years ago
    Very lemony to much so and chicken very overcooked honestly didn’t enjoy it
    Stephanie Bittner 2 years ago
    Very good! Based on some of the comments I lowered the cooking time for each side to 8 minutes and then 4 minutes with the sauce to keep it from burning. I also added all of the remaining mix with the honey and a bit of cornstarch to the sauce to thicken it up a bit.
    Ana 2 years ago
    Good taste but I think marinating the chicken before broiling it will help the chicken absorb the sauce a little more
    kaitlyn.p.c 2 years ago
    I messed up a bit with the oven (as I am still learning to cook and simply left them in too long) and the chicken got a bit crispy on the outside, but the the inside was delicious and the flavor was phenomenal!!