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Saucy Baked Chicken

This irresistible chicken gets its wonderful flavor from bubbling in honey and soy sauce while baking. It’s our biggest hit with the families we serve it to. —Caroline Champoux, Londonderry, New Hampshire
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Place chicken in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a small bowl, mix the remaining ingredients; pour over chicken.
  • Bake, uncovered, 30-35 minutes or until thermometer inserted in chicken reads 165°, basting occasionally. Remove chicken from dish and keep warm.
  • Transfer sauce to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 12-15 minutes or until sauce is reduced to 1-1/4 cups.
  • Freeze option: Cover and freeze cooled chicken and sauce in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Reheat in a foil-lined 13x9-in. baking dish in a preheated 325° oven until heated through, covering if necessary to prevent excess browning.
Nutrition Facts
1 chicken breast half with about 3 tablespoons sauce: 412 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1013mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (47g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein.

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