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Honey Sriracha Chicken in baking dish.

Honey Sriracha Baked Chicken Breasts

Katerina | Diethood
Flavor-packed, sweet and spicy oven baked Chicken Breasts slathered with the most delicious Honey Sriracha glaze. 
Servings : 4 serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Resting Time 5 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE HONEY SRIRACHA SAUCE
FOR THE CHICKEN
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 (1 pound total) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
FOR GARNISH
  • chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • sesame seeds
  • lime wedges

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Lightly grease a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Combine sriracha sauce, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, lime juice, and garlic in a small mixing bowl; whisk until thoroughly incorporated and set aside.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, dried thyme, and dried basil.
  • Add chicken breasts to the hot skillet and cook for 2 minutes on each side, or until just browned.
  • Transfer chicken breasts to previously prepared baking dish.
  • Pour prepared honey-sriracha sauce over the chicken breasts, turning chicken over so to cover each chicken breast entirely.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove cover and continue to bake for 15 minutes more, or until chicken is cooked through. Cooking time will vary depending on the size/thickness of the chicken.
  • Remove chicken from oven and spoon out about 3 tablespoons of the sauce into a small cup. Whisk in the cornstarch; whisk until well combined.
  • Stir the cornstarch slurry back into the baking dish and put chicken back in the oven; cook for 1 to 2 minutes, or until sauce has slightly thickened.
  • Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes.
  • Spoon sauce over the chicken.
  • Garnish with cilantro and sesame seeds.
  • Serve with lime wedges.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 3
 
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVERS
  • Store chicken in an airtight container and keep in the fridge for 3 to 4 days. 

Nutrition

Serving: 5 oz | Calories: 211 kcal | Carbohydrates: 13 g | Protein: 24 g | Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 72 mg | Sodium: 663 mg | Potassium: 450 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 9 g | Vitamin A: 180 IU | Vitamin C: 15.5 mg | Calcium: 13 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg | Net Carbs: 13 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: baked chicken breast recipes, chicken breast dinner, chicken dinner ideas, easy chicken breast recipes, honey chicken, hot sauce, sriracha sauce