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Cedar-Planked Honey-Spiced Chicken

Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
5
hr.
30
min.
Servings

8 servings

If you've never tried cedar-planked grilling before, this simple honey-spiced chicken recipe is the one to start with.

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Make It

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  • Immerse cedar planks in water, placing weight on top of each plank to keep it submerged. Soak 4 hours.
  • Heat grill to medium heat. Remove planks from water; brush tops of planks with oil. Place 2 chicken breasts on each plank. Place on grate of grill; cover with lid.
  • Grill 30 min. Meanwhile, mix remaining ingredients until blended.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup dressing mixture to serve with the cooked chicken. Brush chicken evenly with half the remaining dressing mixture. Grill 30 to 45 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF), brushing occasionally with remaining dressing mixture.
  • Remove chicken from grill; discard planks. Remove and discard bones from chicken. Cut each breast in half. Serve with the reserved dressing mixture.

Cooking Know-How

UNTREATED cedar planks, which are sold for this purpose, can be found at most specialty food stores or some grocery or hardware stores. During cooking, check periodically to make sure that the planks are not on fire. Since the planks can ignite when exposed to flames, it is best to keep a spray bottle of water close at hand if needed to extinguish any flames.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a tomato, cucumber and onion salad.

Variation

Prepare recipe as directed, using a quartered 4-lb. chicken. Place 2 chicken quarters on each oiled soaked plank. Grill 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until chicken is done (165ºF).

Note

The cedar planks can be soaked up to 24 hours before using as directed.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 360
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 105mg
Sodium 340mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 11g
Protein 38g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made it with boneless chicken breasts, in the oven. I made it with boneless chicken breasts, in the oven. Baked for 15 minutes, then basted with sauce every 10 minutes. Served with remaining sauce over white rice. It was one of the best meals we've made and it was so easy.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it because they love it! I love it because they love it! I have a bunch of picky eaters in my house. I modified the recipe to make in the oven, but I made the dressing all the same and it turned out great!
Date published: 2012-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I had to change a few things like baking it in an oven on a cookie sheet,but other then that it was... I had to change a few things like baking it in an oven on a cookie sheet,but other then that it was Delicious. The spices really surprised us. It was really tasty.
Date published: 2007-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very easy and tastes wonderful. Very easy and tastes wonderful. I did use an alder plank as that is what I had on hand.
Date published: 2010-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and tasty! Easy and tasty! What more could you ask for.
Date published: 2007-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tasted good and easy to make. Tasted good and easy to make.
Date published: 2008-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SO MOIST! SO MOIST!!!! and so good!
Date published: 2007-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from it was great! it was great!
Date published: 2009-07-22
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