Orange-Honey Glazed Chicken Breasts

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2007

We wanted to elevate this institutional standard to an elegant weeknight dinner. This required a glaze that would stick to the chicken and not taste like candy.

SERVES4

TIME1½ hours

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a chicken recipe with perfectly rendered skin, moist meat, and a glaze with complex flavor, we browned the skin to combat flabbiness and gave it a light coating of flour, which provided a good grip for the glaze. Corn syrup, which is ha...

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