Spicy Honey-Orange Glazed Chicken

From a class I taught:

The Recipe: Spicy Honey-Orange Glazed Chicken, Gluten Free Dairy Free


  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 - 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves or 1 3/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, olive oil, or gluten & dairy free margarine
  • Garnish: green onion, thinly sliced and/or fresh parsley, minced, optional


  • In small bowl, combine honey with juice concentrate, orange zest, garlic, salt and red pepper flakes.
  • Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry. Season lightly with salt. In large non-stick skillet, heat margarine and oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook about 4 minutes, until seared. Turn chicken; cook another 4 minutes until just cooked through.
  • Pour honey mixture over chicken and cook, turning chicken to coat as sauce begins to thicken, about 2 minutes. Serve chicken breasts with honey-orange glaze spooned over the top. Sprinkle with parsley and green onion.
  • Serving suggestions: Butternut squash and steamed broccoli.