Transform Your Dinner into a Culinary Masterpiece with Honey Garlic Chicken!
Hello friends, are you ready for an incredibly easy recipe that will have your friends and family asking for more? Because today, I’m going to share with you the best Honey Garlic Chicken recipe you’ll ever taste – quick, easy, and absolutely delicious. This perfect combination of sweet, savory, and a hint of spice is sure to make your taste buds sing with joy.
This Honey Garlic Chicken is not only the ultimate crowd-pleaser, but it’s also an incredible time-saver for those busy weeknights when you need a fantastic meal on the table in no time. Bursting with flavor and packed with fresh, colorful vegetables, you’ll find yourself making this chicken stir fry again and again. It’s just that good!
Ready to experience the magic of this Honey Garlic Chicken for yourself? Then grab your apron, your favorite wok or skillet, and let’s get cooking!
Honey Garlic Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
- 2 cups Broccoli Florets cooked
- 2 tablespoons Clarified Butter or Vegetable oil
- ½ Red Onion cut into julienne
- 1 pound Chicken Breast cut into thin bite size
- 1 bunch of Scallions cut into small pieces (divide the white and the green part separately)
- 1 tablespoon Garlic finely chopped
- 3 tablespoons Soy Sauce
- 3 tablespoons Oyster Sauce
- 3 tablespoons Honey (The Chef used Acacia Honey)
- 2 tablespoons Cilantro or Parsley chopped
- Zest of One Lemon
- 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
- Hot Sauce
- 1 tablespoon Toasted Sesame Oil
- White Sesame Seeds to decorate the plate
- In a frying pan or a wok, heat the clarified butter, and when hot, add the red onion and cook for a few minutes. Add the chicken until lightly golden brown on all sides. Add the white part of the scallion and the garlic. When fragrant, add the Soy and Oyster sauces, Honey, cilantro, green part of the scallion, lemon juice and zest, Broccoli, Hot sauce and Sesame Oil.
- Serve with rice and sprinkle white sesame seeds on the Chicken.
FAQs About Honey Garlic Chicken
1) What type of chicken is best for Honey Garlic Chicken?
Boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs are ideal for this recipe. Both cuts are tender and cook quickly, making them perfect for a stir fry.
2) What kind of vegetables can I use in this recipe?
Honey Garlic Chicken pairs well with a variety of vegetables such as broccoli, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, baby corn, and onions. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand or prefer.
3) Can I make this recipe gluten-free?
Absolutely! To make this recipe gluten-free, use tamari or a gluten-free soy sauce substitute instead of regular soy sauce.
4) How can I make this Honey Garlic Chicken spicier?
You can add a pinch of red pepper flakes or a splash of hot sauce to the dish while cooking to give it an extra kick.
5) How do I prevent the chicken from becoming tough?
To prevent tough chicken, make sure not to overcook it. Cook it just until it’s no longer pink in the middle, but still juicy and tender. Also, make sure to cut the chicken into bite-sized pieces to ensure even cooking.
6) Can I use a different protein instead of chicken?
Yes, you can substitute chicken with other proteins like tofu, shrimp, or beef. Just make sure to adjust the cooking time accordingly.
7) How long will the leftovers last in the fridge?
Stored in an airtight container, Honey Garlic Chicken leftovers will last for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
8) Can I freeze Honey Garlic Chicken?
Yes, you can freeze Honey Garlic Chicken. Store it in an airtight container or a freezer-safe zip-top bag, and it should last for up to 3 months. Reheat gently in a skillet or microwave.
9) What side dishes pair well with Honey Garlic Chicken?
You can serve this dish with steamed rice, quinoa, or noodles. A side of steamed or stir-fried vegetables also makes a great accompaniment.
10) How can I thicken the sauce if it’s too thin?
If you find the sauce too thin, you can mix a teaspoon of cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water and add it to the sauce. Stir and cook until the sauce thickens to your desired consistency. Click here to watch my video on How to Thicken a Sauce, Soup, Gravy, or Stew Perfectly!
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