Baked Honey Soy Chicken Chew Out Loud. With only a handful of ingredients and minimal effort, Baked Honey Soy Chicken will quickly become a family favorite. Its super tender, flavorful, and healthy. Perfect over a bed of fluffy rice. I let myself be interrupted today. Instead of sitting down to write this post like The Schedule said to, I allowed myself to be lured away into the great outdoors by my 3 favorite boys. It hit 6. 0F today and its the last day of March. The sound of laughing children and chirping birdies begged me to let. So I did. I dont often do interruptions well. Today I did. It was past sunset by the time my busy brood hustled back home. After biking, running wild, and basketballing, the boys were ready for a second dinnerI didnt say seconds of dinner. I said a second dinner. We arent even into the teen years yet. I am very afraid. Thankfully, I had just enough leftovers to feed those hungry tummies. My dad taught me how to make this ridiculously easy Baked Honey Soy Chicken when I was a kid. To this day, Dad still rocks this dish for my boys whenever we make a trip back home. Its always a hit. Always. Of course, Dad doesnt use recipes, and his chicken turns out fork tender and scrumptious every single time. Ive tried watching him cook, but I always have to come up with my own measurements because no, I cannotremember the exact color and thickness of that sauce by my plain eyes. Why do they cook like thatAfter years of trying to replicate it, this is the closest Ive come to cloning Dads non recipe. How To Freeze Chicken Pot Pie. This chicken is tender, full of flavor, and perfect over your favorite rice. Enjoy. This Baked Honey Soy Chicken requires only a handful of simple ingredients. Its easy, healthy, and delicious. A winning combo for the perfect weeknight meal. Serve over fluffy rice. Recipe type main, dinner. Asian rice cooking wine Sometimes called distilled spirits of rice not to be confused with sweet rice wine. Using paper towels, thoroughly dry each piece of chicken. Do not skip this step, as moisture from chicken will negatively affect results. Use a fork to poke holes everywhere on all sides of chicken pieces. Lay drumsticks in baking pans may need to use 2 pans making sure not to crowd pieces. Evenly sprinkle kosher salt and black pepper over drumsticks. In a bowl, combine cooking wine, honey, and soy sauce stir well to incorporate. Pour mixture evenly over drumsticks. Rotate drumsticks to coat. Let sit in for 1 hour at moderate room temp, rotating once in between. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 3. F, with rack on middle position. Cover pans tightly with foil and bake 4. Uncover pans and bake another 2. Serve while warm, with sauce from the pan. Note You can find Asian rice cooking wine in the Asian aisles of most major grocery stores nowadays. I use Michiu brand, but any brand will work. If you cant find it, you can try substituting with dry sherry. Source Chew Out Loud. Here are a few other homegrown, tried and true recipes we think youll love 1. Asian Sticky Rice. When I make this, it has to be a huge pot full. Because thats how quickly its devoured. Asian Potstickers. Made healthier with ground turkeychicken in lieu of pork, these are amazingly delicious and always the first appetizer to disappear. Asian Shrimp Stir Fry with Snow Peas. One of my favorite weeknight stir fry dishes. Light and healthy, yet packed with rich flavors. Succulent over a bed of fluffy white rice. Garlic Soy Braised Chicken. Braised in a delicious sauce, this chicken comes out tender and mouthwatering. Fish with Black Bean Sauce. I used to love ordering this at my favorite Chinese restaurants. Once I started making it at home, Ive never bothered with takeout again. Homemade is way healthier and scrumptious.