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30 Minute Thursday: Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

This Baked Honey Garlic Chicken recipe is an easy meal that's ready in just 30 minutes. Tender chunks of chicken are coated in a zesty seasoning, oven baked until golden, then tossed with a honey garlic sauce. Perfect for busy weeknights, serve over rice and make it the hit of your dinner table!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, dinner, garlic, honey
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste

SAUCE

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F. Line a large baking pan with parchment paper or coat with non-stick cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Pour breadcrumbs onto a plate or shallow baking dish. Season with salt and pepper, stir to combine.
  • Add beaten eggs to a medium bowl.
  • Working in batches, add chicken pieces to egg mixture, making sure each piece is fully coated. Then, dredge chicken pieces in bread crumb mixture, coating all sides.
  • Place onto prepared baking pan and repeat with remaining chicken pieces. Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through and golden.
  • While chicken is cooking, prepare sauce.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the honey, olive oil, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Microwave for about 20 seconds until slightly warmed. Stir to combine.
  • When chicken is cooked, add to honey mixture and toss to coat. Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!