Honey-Glazed Chicken With Almond Rice

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • one hour and 10 minutes
  • 4 servings

Chicken thighs are maybe the best cut of chicken. They’re flavorful almost any way you cook them. This time, we’ve roasted them in the oven, topped with a delicious honey, garlic, and lemon glaze. As a side, we went for something easy: simple crunchy rice, topped with a few roasted almonds.

Ingredients Needed for Honey-Glazed Chicken With Almond Rice

8 chicken thighs s, small-sized
2 tablespoons of olive oil
½ lemon
1 teaspoon honey
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tablespoons of rose wine
10 ounces of rice
almond s, roasted

How to Cook Honey-Glazed Chicken With Almond Rice

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F/200°C.
  2. Place the chicken thighs on a wooden board and superficially score them. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour the olive oil in a small bowl. Add lemon juice, honey, garlic, and grate some lemon zest. Stir.
  4. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the thighs on it.
  5. Pour a few drops of rose wine over the chicken thighs, then spread the lemon and olive oil marinade over it, using a silicone brush.
  6. Slide the tray into the oven and cook the chicken for 1 hour.
  7. In the meantime, add water in a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Add the rice and cook it according to the instructions on the package.
  8. When it’s ready, drain, let it cool a little, and transfer it to a bowl. Top the rice with the roasted almonds.
  9. Serve the chicken with the almond rice!

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