Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken

Indulge in the savory-sweet delight of chicken breasts baked to perfection in a delectable honey-garlic sauce. As it bakes, the skin turns irresistibly crispy, enhancing the flavors.


  • 2 to 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely minced
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil


  1. Prepare the Sauce: In a small sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until soft. Turn off the heat and stir in the brown sugar to create a smooth mixture.
  2. Prep the Chicken: Place the chicken breasts in a casserole dish that has been lightly greased or lined with aluminum foil for easy cleanup.
  3. Season and Coat: Sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken breasts for seasoning. Then, pour the garlic-brown sugar mixture over the chicken, ensuring each piece is well-coated.
  4. Bake: Preheat your oven to 500°F (260°C). Once the oven reaches the desired temperature, bake the chicken for 15 to 30 minutes, or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).

Serving Suggestions:

This dish pairs wonderfully with steamed rice and a vegetable salad. The sweet and garlicky chicken will surely be a hit at your dinner table!


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