Best Easy Honey Lemon Chicken Recipe | Yummly

Best Easy Honey Lemon Chicken

Julie Dela: "cooking for a very picky family and everyone LOVE…" 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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    NutritionView More

    Sodium28% DV680mg
    Fat48% DV31g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs2% DV7g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    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.


    Julie Dela 4 days ago
    cooking for a very picky family and everyone LOVED it! this goes on the cook again list!
    Jennifer H. 8 days 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 month ago
    Yummmmmmmy!!!!! Will definitely make again! Perfect Mediterranean dish!
    Michael Bueti a month 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 2 months 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 2 months ago
    Tasty and easy enough for a busy weeknight.
    Tackett 2 months ago
    Cooked on the stove at a slower rate and it turned out yummy
    Eme U. 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months ago
    This came out great. Would make it many times again!
    Melissa 2 months 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 2 months 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 months 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 3 months ago
    Amazing recipe! Enjoyed!!
    G 3 months ago
    Amazing recipe, good with chicken legs....too..
    Liam Cavanagh 3 months ago
    Very lemony to much so and chicken very overcooked honestly didn’t enjoy it
    Stephanie Bittner 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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!!
    Morrison 3 months ago
    Great recipe! Will make it again
    Toni 3 months ago
    I liked this recipe and will use it often. I served it with Joloff Rice (a West African dish) and salad. The combination of honey, lemon, oregano and garlic made for a delicious sauce, and each can be adjusted to your personal taste.
    Sonia 3 months ago
    It was ok. The lemon was a bit over powering, but I think if I try this again, I will add more garlic.
    Angel R. 3 months ago
    Tasty! Easy to make, and will be part of my personal menu.
    Ieashea Howard 3 months ago
    It turned out good, I added to the recipe.
    Bob Gray 3 months ago
    Turned out great!! We’ll be making this again. We broiled potatoes at the same time. First time ever broiling both. We’ll cook this again. Great flavor.
    Nicole 3 months ago
    This was delicious! I didn’t have lemon on hand so I used lime, but with be trying again with lemon!
    Tessa 3 months ago
    Awesome and easy to make. I skipped the honey but you don’t have to
    Tony Gos 3 months ago
    It was a whirlwind in the kitchen because I made a rum soaked pineapple upside down cake for desert along with making dinner... broke a sweat! Got it all done in about an hour and included a side of pasta with broccoli and mushrooms for the sauce that I made a little extra with and added some corn starch to make it a little thicker. Didn’t add anything else and it certainly is a zesty light meal even with pasta! Topped it with some fresh grated Asiago which really went nicely with they zesty sweet honey lemon!!