Chinese Honey Garlic Chicken

Chinese Honey Garlic Chicken

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  • 2-3

    boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness + salt and pepper to taste

  • 3

    tablespoons oil

  • ½

    cup corn starch

  • sauce

  • 2

    teaspoons garlic

  • cup honey

  • 1

    teaspoon apple cider vinegar (or white vinegar)

  • ½

    cup water

  • 1

    teaspoon soy sauce

  • optional: ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • corn starch slurry: 2 tablespoons cold water + 1 tablespoon corn starch

  • optional: scallions, sesame seeds, cooked white or brown rice or fried rice


1.Heat oil in a large pan or skillet over medium heat. Chop the chicken into bite sized pieces. Toss the chicken pieces in the corn starch. Cook the coated chicken in the preheated pan 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally to ensure even cooking, until chicken is cooked through and crisp on the outside. 2.In a small sauce pan whisk together all sauce ingredients except for corn starch slurry. Bring to a boil. In a small bowl combine cold water and corn starch for the slurry. Add to boiling sauce. Reduce to a simmer and allow to cook a couple more minutes until thick. 3.Add sauce to chicken and stir to coat. Serve with rice and scallions or sesame seeds if desired.


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