Baked Honey Chicken

Baked Honey Chicken

  • Yield: 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger
  • 2 none garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 none (3-pound) whole chicken, skinned
  • none Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • none Garnishes: gourmet salad greens, lemon slices


Combine first 5 ingredients in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; add chicken. Seal and chill 1 hour, turning occasionally.

Coat a rack in a roasting pan with cooking spray.

Remove chicken from marinade, and place, breast side up, on rack. Pour marinade over chicken. Tuck wings under.

Bake, covered with aluminum foil, at 375° for 45 minutes. Uncover; coat chicken with cooking spray, and sprinkle with paprika. Bake, uncovered, 45 more minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted into chicken thigh registers 180°, basting occasionally. Remove from oven, and let stand 15 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish; garnish, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 218none
  • Fat: 6.7g
  • Cholesterol: 73mg
  • Sodium: 422mg

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