Brown Sugar Chicken might be one of the simplest and most delicious chicken dishes around. Place the chicken in the casserole dish, cover it with a fragrant, smoky, sweet brown sugar and garlic mixture, and roast until juicy and done. Done! That’s it. That’s how you get the perfect balance of savory and sweet ready in less than half an hour. Brown Sugar Chicken proves that easy meals can be their own reward, one that you and your taste buds can equally appreciate!

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2 –Coat a casserole dish with cooking spray.

Step 3 –Sauté the minced garlic in the olive oil over medium heat until translucent but not browned, about 2 minutes.

Step 4 –Set the garlic-oil aside.

Step 5 –Place the chicken breasts in the casserole dish.

Step 6 –Sprinkle the chicken with the salt and the pepper on both sides.

Step 7 –Mix the brown sugar into the sautéed garlic.

Step 8 –Spread the garlic-brown sugar mixture evenly over the chicken breasts.

Step 9 –Bake until the chicken is cooked through at 165 degrees F internally, about 15-30 minutes.

Step 10 –Serve.