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Honey Barbequed Chicken

This recipe for Honey Barbequed Chicken has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

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Spanish chicken recipes often involve cooking chicken on the barbeque, a summer dish that is light, versatile and goes down well with salads or cold potatoes. For this recipe we had a whole organic chicken cut "para la brasa" or "for the barbeque".

Ingredients for Honey Barbequed Chicken

4 Skinless chicken breasts
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tablespoons of honey
2 Garlic cloves (crushed)
Knob of butter

How to make Honey Barbequed Chicken

  • Melt the butter in a cazuela and cook the garlic for 1 minute.
  • Mix in the lemon juice and honey, keeping some aside for basting the chicken breasts later.
  • Marinade the chicken in the mixture for an hour.
  • Prepare the barbeque creating a good "brasa" or even level of hot coals.
  • Place the chicken on the barbeque and cook for 15 minutes turning frequently.
  • Baste the chicken generously 2 minutes before serving.


Serve with a white Rioja and fresh salad drizzled in extra virgin olive oil for a typical summer's dish.

Honey Barbequed Chicken

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams