Honey-Baked Chicken

Honey-baked Chicken Recipe

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  • 3 lb
    chicken, broiler or fryer, skinned
  • 3/4 c
    yellow squash, shredded
  • 3/4 c
    zucchini, shredded
  • 1/2 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    celery, finely chopped
  • 1.25 c
    bread crumbs, toasted and wholewheat
  • 1 large
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    pecan pieces
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    apple juice
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Honey-Baked Chicken


  1. Discard giblets and neck of chicken (or save for stock).
  2. Rinse chicken under cold, running water and pat dry.
  3. Set aside.
  4. Coat a large nonstick skillet with pam; place over medium-high heat until hot.
  5. Add yellow squash, zucchini, onion, celery and garlic, and saute until tender-crisp.
  6. Drain.
  7. Combine vegetable mixture, breadcrumbs, egg, pecans, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; stir well.
  8. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a roasting pan that has been coated with cooking spray.
  9. Stuff lightly with dressing mixture.
  10. Truss chicken (or put ball of foil in opening).
  11. Combine apple juice and honey, stirring well.
  12. Brush chicken with half of apple juice-honey mixture.
  13. Bake at 350 for 1 1/2 - 2 hours or until drumsticks are easy to move and juices run clear, basting occasionally with remaining apple-honey mixture.

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About Honey-Baked Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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