Baked Chicken With Honey Garlic
Sweet and savory baked chicken thighs with honey and garlic. This is one of the best baked chicken recipes you'll ever make, the chicken is juicy and moist!
– 1 1/2 - 2 lbs. (0.4 kg-1 kg) chicken thighs – 4 cloves garlic, minced – 1 tablespoon olive oil – 2 tablespoons honey – 3/4 teaspoon salt – 3 dashes cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Clean and rinse the chicken thighs. Pat dry with paper. Score the bottom of the chicken thighs. Cut 3 slits across the meat. This will ensure that the honey garlic marinade will get inside the chicken meat.
Transfer the chicken thighs to a baking pan. Add the olive oil to the chicken, coat evenly. Rub the minced garlic to the chicken, make sure some of the garlic get inside the slits of the meat.
Add the honey, salt and cayenne pepper. Stir and mix well with the chicken. Cover the chicken with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Uncover the foil and continue to bake for about 15 minutes - 20 minutes, or until the skin turns golden brown. Remove from heat and serve immediately.
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