Southern Hot Honey Chicken

Southern Hot Honey Chicken
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 4

This Southern-inspired meal is loaded with sweet and spicy flavours for a chicken dinner that is sure to be a winner.


  • 8 fillets JANES® ultimates Breaded Chicken Fillets
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) honey
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sriracha hot sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) cayenne pepper


  1. Prepare chicken according to package directions.
  2. Hot Honey Chicken Sauce: In small saucepan set over medium heat, heat butter, honey, brown sugar, sriracha, garlic, chili powder and cayenne; bring to simmer. Cook for about 1 minute or until brown sugar melts; keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile, in saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender; drain well. Add butter, milk, salt and pepper; mash until smooth.
  4. Toss chicken with hot honey sauce; serve with mashed potatoes, corn and pickles.
  5. Tip #1: Hot honey sauce too spicy? Reduce cayenne pepper to 1/4 tsp (1 mL), and substitute 2 tbsp (30 mL) ranch sauce for the butter to balance the heat.
  6. Tip #2: For Ranch Mashed Potatoes, reduce milk to 1/4 cup (60 mL) and stir in 1/4 cup (60 mL) ranch sauce.

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