Honey-Lemon Glazed Chicken

“Can be made ahead of time, if you actually have the willpower to wait to eat this.” – Calla Ferre

Honey-Lemon Glazed Chicken

Course: Main Courses – Poultry


  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 9 Chicken Thighs or 3 Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 Cup Butter Melted
  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce


  • Pound chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Mix flour and pepper together. Dredge chicken through flour mixture. Place chicken in baking dish. Mix together butter, honey, lemon juice, and soy sauce. Pour over chicken. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Glaze will thicken as it cooks. Serves 3 to 4.
  • To prepare ahead and freeze: Combine sauce ingredients in freezer bag. Remove as much air as possible and seal bag. Seal chicken in individual freezer bags. Lay flat in baking dish, stacking bags on top of each other. Once completely frozen, items can be removed from pan and stacked in the freezer. To serve: defrost bags in baking dish in the refrigerator. Or defrost in microwave. Bake as described above.

2008 Recipe – Calla Ferre – From Don’t Panic – Dinner’s in the Freezer, 2005