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Honey Almond Chicken Recipe

Honey Almond Chicken

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"This is a simple yet wonderful recipe for chicken. It has so few ingredients but so much flavor!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 10 mins

    1 hr 25 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Arrange chicken parts in a baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat, and cook onion 5 minutes, until tender. Stir in honey, almonds, and lemon juice, and continue cooking 2 minutes, or until heated through. Pour over the chicken, coating each piece.
  3. Cover dish with aluminum foil. Bake chicken 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove foil, and continue baking 30 minutes, until chicken juices run clear.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 19, 2005

Everyone liked this! I did cut the butter in half and still had plenty of sauce - maybe it depends on the size chicken pieces you're using (I cooked drumsticks). I followed the advice of another reviewer and turned the oven up to 375 for the last 15 minutes to brown the chicken more.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 18, 2010

I browned one chicken and used the leavings from that to make the sauce. I added Louisiana wing sauce, some orange marmalade, lemon pepper seasoning and flour to this..this is a partial recipe from orange Asian chicken sauce to give the sauce a bit more taste for me and my family.


51 Ratings

Apr 04, 2005

Excellent!! Very moist and full of flavor!! This is one recipe that I will make over and over again. The sauce is wonderful!! I turned the oven up to 375 degrees the last l5 minutes of bake time, just enough to brown the top of the chicken. Top with sauce when serving. Great with baked potatoes. Very easy and quick recipe. Thanks for sharing.

Mar 23, 2006

I also used chicken breasts for this one. I felt the sauce was a little too thin and could have used more flavor. If I did this one again, I might brown the chicken and add a mixture of cornstarch and water to the sauce to give it more consistency.

Nov 17, 2010

I prepared the butter, onion, honey, almonds and lemon on the stove-top as directed and poured it over my frozen chicken breasts until they reached room temperature. Then baked as directed. BOY was this an awesome dish! Juicy, tender, and comforting. I'll definitely make this again and I won't hesitate making it for guests. Thanks CRAFTYGIRL!

Mar 23, 2006

A wonderful dish. My girlfriend and I prepared this meal for 13 people and not one of them stopped eating until their belts were loosened. Bravo. Try adding some shaved lemon peel to it.

Apr 11, 2011

This is definitely a tasty, simple dish. I made half the sauce with two chicken breasts cut in half. Because they were breasts, not thick pieces of chicken, I only cooked it for a half hour total, and they were perfect. I halved the butter and mixed in a Tbsp of cornstarch with the lemon juice before adding and that helped thicken it up a little, but I'll add more cornstarch next time. I think the sauce was really good. Next time I'll cut up the chicken in pieces, brown them and cook them on the stove and just addd the sauce to the chicken pieces, serve it over rice, and call it lemon chicken. :) I think that's a more suitable name for the flavor, but whatever you call it, it's good.

Mar 16, 2005

This recipe was sooooooooo easy and sooooooooooo delicious, even my kids loved it! Feel free to add even more almonds........yummy


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  • Calories
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 28.1 g
  • 43%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Sodium
  • 164 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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