Honey Brined Chicken with Lemon and Sage

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 12 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: 12 min
Cook: 50 min
YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 (3 to 4 pound) whole chicken
  • 4 ounces honey
  • 4 ounces salt
  • 1 quart water
  • 2 bay leaves
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Directions

Mix honey, salt, water, bay leaves, and garlic together. Pull skin away from chicken just enough to place sage leaves and lemon slices under skin. Truss the chicken and tie the other end of the butcher's twine to the pot handle for a quick retrieval of the brined chicken. Place chicken in liquid and let sit in cooler for 12 hours.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Place chicken on roasting rack in oven and brush with olive oil. Bake for about 45 to 50 minutes or until juices run clear.

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  • on July 27, 2013

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    Easy and so MOIST sand flavorful! I tried grilling on the BBQ because I watch way too much Bobby Flay. It didn't work even on low and slow. I burnt the skin but the chicken was still marvelous. Cheers!!

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  • on January 16, 2013

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    This is the best chicken recipe ever!!!

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