Easy Honey Garlic Chicken
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This easy Honey Garlic Chicken is tender and juicy chicken cooked in a skillet and topped with an amazing honey garlic glaze. No more takeout!
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ⅛ cup water
  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed with excess fat removed
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • sesame seeds (for garnish)
  • green onions (for garnish)
  1. In a small bowl mix the honey, soy sauce, sriracha and garlic together and set aside.
  2. In another small bowl/cup mix the cornstarch and water together and set aside.
  3. Salt and pepper the cut up chicken and add oil to large skillet.
  4. Heat oil over medium heat. Once oil begins to shimmer, add the chicken.
  5. Periodically toss chicken to cook all sides.
  6. Once chicken is about ¾ of the way cooked, re-stir the honey mixture then pour into the pan. Stir to coat all of the chicken and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Re-stir the cornstarch then pour it into the pan and stir. You will see the sauce instantly thicken up. Cook for another minute then remove from heat.
  8. Serve by itself or with rice.
  9. Top with sesame seeds and green onions if you like.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at https://mymansbelly.com/2017/04/07/easy-honey-garlic-chicken/