Baked Honey Lemon Chicken

This baked honey lemon chicken is incredibly juicy with crispy skins you won't want to share. Flavored with a delicious honey lemon sauce.

I have a love hate relationship with lemon chicken. It has to be a done a certain way before it takes. It should have some skin or a crispy battered shell. Cause if it’s just plain Jane naked chicken cubed and all with a lemon sauce, I’m not gonna be all enthusiastic about it.

This baked honey lemon chicken is incredibly juicy with crispy skins you won't want to share. Flavored with a delicious honey lemon sauce.

But this one has CRISPY skins so it’s all good. I know the skins are super crispy heaven because I made a honey mustard version of them. Those skins didn’t stand a chance. The chicken was moist and juicy too cause it’s chicken thighs. They just taste so much better than breasts. I suppose that’s the trade off, cooking longer for more flavor. This recipe is enough to feed six people with some sides. Or if there’s just the two of you it’s good for the next day too.

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