This honey garlic soy sauce chicken recipe is quick, easy, flavorful, and the sauce is made with pantry staples. Ready in about 30 minutes!
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My Honey Soy Pork Chops recipe inspired this one. I figured it would be just as easy to do it with chicken, and I know we’re all looking for easy chicken recipes these days.
This recipe is very straightforward. I cut the chicken breasts in half lengthwise so they cook faster and remain tender. I then season them with pepper and garlic powder (an extra layer of flavor to prevent the chicken from being bland), coat the chicken in flour, and pan-fry it until it’s nice and golden. The sauce is made from a handful of ingredients – butter, chicken broth, soy sauce, honey, and garlic. This is an easy weeknight meal option.
Recipe notes & tips:
- I recommend using low-sodium soy sauce and low-sodium chicken broth for this recipe. I did test it with the regular kinds, and I think it may be too salty for many people. If you go that route, maybe skip salting the side dishes.
- You can grate about a tablespoon of fresh ginger into this dish if you want to give it some kick. Or add some red pepper flakes.
- The sauce isn’t meant to be thick/like a glaze. If you want it to be more that way, I recommend adding a cornstarch slurry (perhaps start with 1 teaspoon cornstarch and add more if needed).
- The chicken can splatter while you’re frying it, so I recommend using a splatter guard like this one.
What to serve with honey soy sauce chicken?
Try mashed potatoes (or any kind of potatoes), rice, or steamed veggies.
More easy chicken recipes to try:
- Honey Chicken (Asian Style)
- Honey Lemon Chicken
- Honey Garlic Chicken
- Creamy Honey Mustard Chicken
Let me know if you’ve made this honey soy garlic chicken.
Questions? Ask me in the comments below.
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