Honey Thyme Chicken #SundaySupper

Honey Thyme Chicken
What do you think of when you hear the term, “unprocessed foods”?
Andrew Wilder, an unprocessed foods proponent calls it using “The Kitchen Test”. “Unprocessed food is any food that could be made by a person with reasonable skill in a home kitchen with whole-food ingredients.” No refined sugar or flour for example.
I chose to make a simple chicken dish. Instead of frying in oil (which is processed) I quickly brown the chicken over high heat in a little homemade broth then simmer in the honey thyme sauce.
Honey Thyme Chicken pieces
You can serve this Honey Thyme Chicken as an entree or by itself as an appetizer. The reduced sauce lightly coats the chicken.

Thanks DB aka Foodie Stuntman from Crazy Food Stunts for hosting this unprocessed event!

Honey Thyme Chicken
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  • 1 lb chicken breast pieces
  • 1 cup homemade chicken broth divided
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • sea salt to taste
  1. Place ¾ cup broth, honey and thyme in a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat, whisking constantly until reduced by about ½.
  2. Brown chicken in ¼ cup broth over high heat for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Pour sauce over chicken and simmer until chicken reaches 160 degrees.

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46 Responses to Honey Thyme Chicken #SundaySupper

  1. The honey and thyme undoubtedly perform sweet ‘n savory magic on the chicken. Great recipe, Cindy! Appreciate how you used broth instead of oil, too =)

  2. Stacy says:

    That sauce sounds wonderful, Cindy! Love the honey and thyme combination.
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  3. Renee says:

    Thyme is my favorite herb so I know I’ll have to give this recipe a try.
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  11. Shelby says:

    It sounds very flavorful! I think there is a lot of different intrepretations of unprocessed, but I do believe that going home grown and home made is the way to go to start with, which to me is unprocessed! :)
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  17. I love the simplicity of this recipe Cindy!
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  20. Katy says:

    Honey and thyme – a match made in heaven! I bet this chicken goes down a treat :-)

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  22. What a great appetizer!
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  23. Liz says:

    Such a simple, delicious, flavorful way to prepare chicken. Perfect for a weeknight meal!

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  25. Super healthy and looks delicious!
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  26. Sarah says:

    WOW is this such a great looking recipe! Sweet, savoury and simple!
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  27. Cindy – this sounds delicious and I love the idea of cooking in the broth!
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  29. Honey and thyme are so perfect together – what a great idea to use them in a simmering sauce for chicken. This looks wonderful, Cindy!
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  31. Ala says:

    Loved that definition of unprocessed foods. Yes and yes! My family would love this recipe, I’m sure of it, Cindy!

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  33. Amee says:

    I love the simplicity of this dish. Sounds great Cindy!
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  34. A simple combination that sounds fantastic!
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