Mr. Food's Oven-Fried Chicken with Honey Butter Sauce

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Mr. Food's Oven-Fried Chicken with Honey Butter Sauce

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    1 cup all-purpose flour 1 3- to 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces
    2 teaspoons salt 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted & 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) butter
    1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup honey
    2 teaspoons paprika 1/4 cup lemon juice


    Prep: 45 min Total:
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    • 1

      Preheat oven to 400 degrees F

    • 2

      Combine the flour, salt, pepper, and paprika in a shallow bow

    • 3

      Dredge chicken pieces in flour mixture

    • 4

      Pour the melted butter into a 9 X 13 baking pan

    • 5

      Add pieces of floured chicken in a single layer, turning chicken to coat with butter

    • 6

      Bake skin-side down for 30 minutes

    • 7

      While chicken is cooking, make sauce by melting the butter in a small pan and beating in the honey and lemon juice

    • 8

      Turn chicken pieces, pour Honey Butter Sauce over, and bake for an additional 30 minutes or until tender

    • 9

      Spoon pan juices over chicken and serve.

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