Honey Lime Chicken

Honey Lime Chicken – crazy delicious chicken with honey lime. The BEST chicken that you can make for your family, takes only 20 mins!

Chicken is our favorite protein; I make chicken many times a week so I am constantly developing new recipes. This honey lime chicken is inspired by a recipe on Eating Well, but I simplified the recipe to make it easier for you.

This honey lime chicken recipe turned out to be a perfect 10. It’s absolutely moist, juicy, tender and utterly delicious. The honey, lime, soy sauce and garlic marinade do wonders to the chicken. The end result is sticky sweet, savory and citrusy chicken that you will be begging for more.

Honey Lime Chicken
Honey Lime Chicken

Honey Lime Chicken

Serves 3 | Prep Time: 5 Mins | Cook Time: 20 Mins
Inspired by: Eating Well


  • 1 lb chicken thighs, deboned, skin-on
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 heaping tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Chopped parsley
  • Lime wedges


Preheat the oven to 400F.

Combine the chicken thighs with garlic, honey, soy sauce, lime juice, cayenne pepper and salt. Stir to combine well. Transfer the chicken and the honey mixture to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or aluminum foil. Cover the chicken with aluminum foil to prevent burning.

Bake the chicken for 20 minutes, or until cooked. Broil the chicken for 1 minute to char the chicken skin. Remove from heat, garnish with parsley and serve immediately with some lime wedges.

Cook’s Note:

You may use skinless and boneless chicken thighs, breasts, or chicken drumsticks for this recipe. You may also make this on a skillet or cast-iron pan on medium heat. Please make sure that you keep turning the chicken if you cook on the skillet or pan as it might get dark very quickly because the honey. You may also grill the chicken on an outdoor grill.


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