Spicy Honey Chicken

Elsa Beene


This thick spicy honey sauce is a perfect glaze for crispy chicken bite.


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15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • ½ lb
    chicken breast, skinless and boneless, cut into bite size
  • 2
    egg whites
  • 1 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 pinch
    ground black pepper
  • ·
    vegetable oil for deep frying

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • ¼ c
    chicken stock, no salt
  • 1 clove
    garlic, grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsalted butter

How to Make Spicy Honey Chicken


  1. For chicken:
    In a medium bowl, whisk together egg white, corn starch, flour, salt and pepper. Add chicken to the batter bowl.
  2. For sauce:
    In a separate medium bowl, whisk together honey, sriracha, sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar and chicken stock.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a heavy medium sauce pan over medium heat.
  4. Drop the chicken one by one carefully and flip the chicken until golden color about 5 minutes. (make it second batch when the pan is full enough of chicken). Take all the chicken pieces from pan with stainless steel strainer and drop them back into oil until chicken golden brown and crispy. Place chicken on a plate with paper towel, set aside.
  5. Heat the butter in a medium non stick skillet over medium heat. Add grated garlic and cook for short time about 10 seconds.
  6. Add sauce mixture and whisk until sauce bubbling and start to thicken. Add the chicken, toss to coat and serve.

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About Spicy Honey Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian

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