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Braised Chicken With Lemon and Honey


Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 5/8 kg whole chickens
  • 1 red onion
  • 12 whole garlic cloves
  • 1 lemon
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • fresh oregano leaves

Directions

  • In a large, deep frypan over high heat, add oil and chicken.
  • Cook chicken, turning only once, for approximately 5-8 minutes until golden brown. Remove chicken to a plate; set aside.
  • Reduce heat to medium, add onion and cook for 1 minute; add garlic and cook for another minute.
  • Return chicken to pan; add the lemon, chicken stock and Sue Bee® honey.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, place cover on pan and simmer for approximately 20 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Increase heat to medium and simmer sauce, uncovered, for 5-8 minutes to thicken.
  • Place chicken under a hot broiler for 3-4 minutes until crisp.
  • Place chicken on serving platter, top with sauce and fresh oregano leaves.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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