This Honey Garlic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal is complete with carrots, broccoli and baby potatoes. It’s full of flavour, and quick and easy.
This is the easiest recipe for honey garlic chicken ever.
You know that feeling when you have big plans to cook a gourmet meal but in the end, all you want is something fast and easy?
This Honey Garlic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal Recipe is the perfect solution for busy weeknights. It’s quick, easy, and ridiculously flavorful. You’ll love how simple this recipe is to make with ingredients you probably already have on hand. Plus it makes your entire house smell amazing while it cooks.
How to Store Honey Garlic Chicken
When stored properly, honey garlic chicken can last for 3-4 days on average. If you want to be on the safe side, you should use your cooked chicken within three days of refrigeration.
It’s best to store it in an airtight container so that no odours transfer and ruin your dish!
If you’re not planning on eating your leftovers within 3 days, then it’s time to whip out that plastic wrap and aluminum foil. You can store honey garlic chicken in the freezer for up to three months, but make sure you use a freezer-safe container or plastic freezer bag.
If you don’t, then your chicken will take on any funky smells from the freezer, and it’ll affect the flavor.
About the Ingredients for Honey Garlic Chicken
Chicken – I used chicken thighs here because they finish at the right time for the potatoes to get cooked through without drying out.
Honey – Just honey. Any kind you like.
Soya sauce – You can also substitute with tamari or coconut aminos if desired.
Garlic – I always use more than 4 cloves but I love garlic. 4 is sufficient for normal people.
Vinegar – Rice wine vinegar is best but you can swap with whatever vinegar you have on hand. White vinegar is probably the closest substitute. You could also use lemon juice. The point is to balance out all the sweet and salt with a little acid.
Carrots, Brocolli – You could really substitute with any similar vegetables here and it would be tasty. I just think carrots and brocolli with the honey garlic marinade is amazing.
Potatoes – Baby potatoes are the best and easiest choice here, but you could also just chop a regular sized potato into smaller chunks. If you wanted to make this dish with boneless chicken breast you will need to dice the potatoes small enough to cook through in 18-20 minutes.
Oil – Any neutral flavoured oil will work here.
Sesame Seeds – They add a lovely crunch, highly recommend!
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Honey Garlic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal
Yields: 4-6 Servings | Prep time: 15 Mins | Cook time: 35 Mins
3 lbs Chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
1/4 cup Honey
1/4 cup Soya Sauce
4 cloves garlic, minced
‘1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
5-6 medium carrots, halved
1 broccoli head, cut into florets
1 /2 lb baby russet potatoes
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt & Pepper
Sesame Seeds for garnish, optional
In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, soya sauce, garlic, and vinegar.
Place the chicken in a baking dish and cover with 3/4 of the marinade, reserving the rest. Allow the chicken to marinade for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Arrange the chicken, carrots and potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer,
Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Bake in the oven for 22-25 minutes.
Add brocolli and drizzle with the reserved marinade. Return to oven for 10 minutes, or until chicken is completely cooked through.
Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.
Honey Garlic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal
This Honey Garlic Chicken Sheet Pan Meal is complete with carrots, broccoli and baby potatoes. It's full of flavour, and quick and easy.
- 3 lbs Chicken thighs, bone-in and skin-on
- 1/4 cup Honey
- 1/4 cup Soya Sauce
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- '1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
- 5-6 medium carrots, halved
- 1 broccoli head, cut into florets
- 1 /2 lb baby russet potatoes
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Salt & Pepper
- Sesame Seeds for garnish, optional
- In a medium bowl, whisk together honey, soya sauce, garlic, and vinegar.
- Place the chicken in a baking dish and cover with 3/4 of the marinade, reserving the rest. Allow the chicken to marinade for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Arrange the chicken, carrots and potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer,
- Drizzle with oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Bake in the oven for 22-25 minutes.
- Add brocolli and drizzle with the reserved marinade. Return to oven for 10 minutes, or until chicken is completely cooked through.
- Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 806Total Fat: 40gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 29gCholesterol: 291mgSodium: 615mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 8gSugar: 17gProtein: 62g
Elizabeth Lampman is a coffee-fuelled Mom of 2 girls and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. She enjoys travelling, developing easy recipes, crafting, taking on diy projects, travelling and saving money!
Monday 15th of March 2021
Is it soy sauce or soya sauce?
Tuesday 16th of March 2021
Soya is just how us Canadians spelll Soy, it's the same thing.
Tuesday 11th of February 2020
Would I be able to use chicken breast instead?
Friday 14th of February 2020
Monday 22nd of April 2019
How do you get your sauce to stay so thick? The liquid from the chicken always makes mine runny. Great recipe though!
Saturday 13th of April 2019
I made this for the first time tonight. It was delicious!
Tuesday 28th of August 2018
So delicious, especially the chicken. Followed the recipe exactly, except chopped up larger russet potatoes (it's what we had on hand). Wanted to drink the sauce. Yum! Thanks for posting!