1 chicken, about 3 1/2 pounds, cut into 8 pieces
3/4 cup honey
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
1 Tbsp garlic powder
1 tsp black pepper

Despite its name, this chicken is not too sweet. The olive oil, soy sauce, garlic and pepper temper the honey perfectly.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Chill Time: none

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a 9 x 13-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Rinse chicken, pat dry and place in prepared pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together honey, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic powder and pepper and pour over chicken.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 1 hour until slightly browned.

Yield: 4 servings. Multiplies well for a crowd. Freezes well.

Suggested Wine:
Hagafen 2004 Estate Bottled Napa Valley Pinot Noir. The mix of savory and sweet in this dish calls for a wine of good body and complementary flavors. The spicy jam flavors of this Pinot will match wonderfully.