Kids love simple dishes like this one, with its straight forward flavors.

Makes 4 servings
Cooking time: n/a

Ingredients

  • 8 Chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) liquid honey
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp  (5 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) salt
  • ¼ tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper 

Instructions

- Preheat oven to 350◦ F (180◦ C)
- 13- by 9-inch (3 L) baking dish

  1. Arrange chicken in baking dish. In a bowl, combine honey, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper; spoon over chicken.
  2. Bake in oven, basting once, for 45 to 55 minutes or until juices run clear when chicken is pierced.

Notes

Canada’s Choice per Serving: ½ Carbohydrate, 3½ Meat & Alternatives

Recipe reprinted with permission from Diabetes Comfort Food, Johanna Burkhard and Barb Selley, Robert Rose Inc., 2006, http://www.robertrose.ca.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 192
Total fat 7 g
Saturated fat 2 g
Cholesterol 95 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Carbohydrates 6 g
Fiber 0 g
Protein 25 g

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