Honey Glazed Chicken Recipe

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Andrea Published: January 14, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Honey Glazed Chicken

This is certainly the most crispy on the outside and the most tender and juicy on the inside honey glaze chicken you’ll ever make.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For the Chicken:

  • 4chicken drumsticks
  • 4chicken thighs

For the Brine:

  • 8cupswater
  • ¾cupapple cider vinegar
  • 3tbspsalt

For the Seasoning:

  • lemon pepper,to taste
  • onion powder,to taste
  • garlic powder,to taste
  • seasoned salt,to taste

For the Breading:

  • 3cupsflour
  • 2eggs
  • 1cupmilk
  • 2tbsphot sauce

For the Glaze:

  • ¼cuphoney
  • 2tbspwater


  1. In a large glass bowl, combine water, vinegar, and salt, mixing until some salt is dissolved.

  2. Add chicken, cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 8 hours.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, and hot sauce to create the egg wash.

  4. Add flour to bowl and set aside.

  5. Remove chicken from brine, place in bowl and season.

  6. Transfer chicken to egg wash then the flour, coating evenly.

  7. Fry chicken in a large cast-iron pan for 10 to 15 minutes on each side.

  8. Place chicken on drying rack and let cool for 5 minutes.

  9. Mix honey and water together and lightly brush each piece of chicken.


  • Calories: 1132.52kcal
  • Fat: 49.37g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.01g
  • Trans Fat: 0.23g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 19.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.27g
  • Carbohydrates: 95.30g
  • Fiber: 3.41g
  • Sugar: 21.10g
  • Protein: 70.67g
  • Cholesterol: 397.58mg
  • Sodium: 2464.79mg
  • Calcium: 154.00mg
  • Potassium: 981.80mg
  • Iron: 4.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 126.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.38mg
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