Honey surprisingly goes very well with meat dishes, including sweet chicken, beef and pork entrees. The sweetness of the honey balances out the savory saltiness of the meat, making a dish a party for the palate.
Balsamic Honey and Mustard Pork Chops (Closet Cooking)
For foodies who are looking for ways to dress up their regular pork chops, this Balsamic Honey and Mustard Pork Chops recipe from Closet Cooking is a nice recipe to try out. With a medley of honey, blackberry jam, sriracha, mustard and soy sauce, this dish is anything but dull!
"Juicy pork chops in a tasty balsamic, honey and mustard sauce with a hint of blackberries that are so quick and easy to make and so tasty that you'll be making them all the time!"
- 1 pound pork chops
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup blackberry jam
- 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon sriracha (or to taste)
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or tamari or omit for gluten-free)
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 tablespoon oil
Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Beef (Sweet Peas and Saffron)
Sweet Peas and Saffron has an awesome recipe called Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Beef. It's basically beef tenderized in a garlic-honey-soy sauce broth. The results are amazing! This tender pulled beef can be for tacos, salads, sandwiches or even as toppings for rice, pasta or any of your favorite grains.
"A sweet and savory pulled beef recipe that takes only 10 minutes prep time! This beef is very versatile and can be used on sandwiches, salads, stir fries, or tacos!"
- 1 kg/2 lbs boneless beef roast
- 1 cup chicken stock
- ¼ cup honey
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce (I use reduced sodium)
- 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
- 6 cloves garlic, minced
Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken (Dinner Then Dessert)
Chicken is one of the first things that come to mind when we talk about using honey for an entree dish. This Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken recipe from Dinner Then Dessert is a great one to try if you're looking for a quick and easy dinner. The best part? It only requires five ingredients!
"Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken is the perfect weeknight meal with just five ingredients. Full of flavor and easy to make with pantry ingredients and almost no prep!"
- 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 3 cloves garlic , minced
- 6 chicken thighs , bone in skin on
Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip:
To measure honey sans the mess, spray the measuring cups with cooking spray first before pouring in the honey.
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