Skillet Sweet Garlic Chicken

iris mccall

By
@irislynn

Inspired by Amanda W. I just didn't have the option of a slow cooker meal. A few tweaks turn this into a delicious dinner in about an hour and my family loved it.


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Serves:

4 hopefully

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 large
chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
3 small
chicken thighs, skinless and boneless
2 tsp
garlic minced
2 Tbsp
onion powder
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE SAUCE

1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1/4 c
7 up soda
2 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
2 tsp
cornstarch
2 tsp
water
1 bunch
green onions
sesame seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Season breast and thighs with onion and garlic powder, salt and pepper set aside.
2
In a mixing bowl combine the brown sugar, vinegar, soda, minced garlic. Stir until the brown sugar is dissolved.
3
Heat a skillet with a quarter cup of olive oil and brown breast and thighs well. Remove and set aside in a warm oven.
4
Pour sauce into the same skillet, leave the num nums and simmer until it coats the back of your spoon. Add cornstarch and water mixture.
5
Once sauce is thickened return chicken pieces and simmer 10 minutes. Cut off the heat, let sit covered 10 more minutes.
6
Plate chicken, pour the sauce over all and sprinkle with chopped onion, red pepper and sesame seeds. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #Yummy, #FRESH, #juicy, #quick