Honey-glazed Lemon chicken

Just in case we end up having some summer left over after quarantine, I’m trying to throw a summer body together real quick!

This honey lemon chicken, seasoned with Cajun herbs and spices, is full of flavor, and won’t make you feel guilty for indulging! The honey-lemon glaze provides that sweet and savory element to the chicken that is sure to please your taste buds!

This chicken goes well with anything! For a well rounded healthy dinner, pair with brown rice and roasted asparagus!

Honey-Glazed Lemon Chicken

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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Healthy and full-flavored chicken without the guilt!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast
  • Tony Chachere’s Spice N’ Herbs Seasoning, to taste
  • Italian seasoning, to taste
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • 6 fresh garlic cloves, crushed whole
  • 1/2 cup chicken bone broth
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • juice & the zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp gluten-free flour, or brown rice flour
  • freshly chopped parsley or basil
  • additional lemon slices for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Place saran wrap over chicken breasts and hit each with a meat pounder/tenderizer until they’re equally half-an-inch thick.
  2. Season chicken with Tony Chachere’s Spice N’ Herbs, and the Italian seasoning.
  3. Pour olive oil in skillet and place on medium high heat.
  4. Sauté chicken until golden browned and juices run clear- about 4-5 minutes on each side.
  5. Remove your chicken from skillet, then set aside and cover.
  6. In the same skillet, add crushed garlic cloves and saute for 1 minute over medium heat, until fragrant.
  7. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a simmer, scraping all the brown bits from the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon.
  8. Add in the raw honey, lemon juice, lemon zest, and flour; quickly whisk until the flour is well blended in mixture.
  9. Keep at simmer and stir until sauce thickens; return chicken to the skillet and spoon sauce on top.
  10. Cook for another minute, or until chicken is heated and cooked through.
  11. Garnish with chopped parsley or basil.

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