This easy honey garlic chicken recipe is a super yummy and easy to make Chinese chicken dinner recipe you can make in 10-15 minutes!
Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe
2 tsp. vegetable oil
1½ lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into small pieces (about ½ inch)
salt and pepper (to taste)
3 Tbsp. honey
3 Tbsp. soy sauce
3 cloves garlic, minced or 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes (optional, to taste)
Serve this honey garlic chicken with your choice of these optional items:
- brown or white rice
- green onions, sliced
- sesame seeds
- lime wedges to squeeze over chicken
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly season the chicken with salt and pepper. Add the chicken to the skillet and brown on one side, about 3-4 minutes.
Meanwhile, make the sauce. Whisk the honey, soy sauce, garlic and red pepper flakes, if using, in a small bowl until well combined. Add the sauce to the pan and toss to coat the chicken pieces. Cook until chicken is cooked through, 4-5 more minutes.
Serve with steamed rice and top with green onions, sesame seeds and a squeeze of lime juice, if desired.
Here are recipes for fried rice and white rice to complement the honey garlic chicken recipe:
Easy Fried Rice Recipe
½ green pepper, finely chopped
1 tsp. butter or margarine
4 cups rice, cooked
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
Sauté green pepper in a skillet with butter. Add eggs and stir until scrambled and set. Add rice and soy sauce. Heat through. Serves 8.
Here’s an easy recipe for How To Cook White Rice to go with the honey garlic chicken.
This easy honey garlic chicken recipe is from volume 2 of our cookbook:
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