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garlic chicken

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

I received this recipe from my cousin Karen, and this one is not too difficult at all. Not to mention if you are wanting an Asian flair, this is a great one to put on the table. Its sure to be a hit on your table too! Enjoy!

(2 ratings)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For garlic chicken

  • 2 lb
    chicken, cut up
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 10 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper

How To Make garlic chicken

  • 1
    Combine vinegar, soy sauce, honey and ginger in a small bowl and set aside.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, cook about 10 minutes or until evenly browned on all sides.
  • 3
    Add garlic and red pepper. Cook, stirring often, 2-3 minutes. Drain excess fat.
  • 4
    Add vinegar mixture and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until chicken is tender and juices run clear.
  • 5
    Uncover chicken, cook about 2 minutes, or until sauce is reduced and thickened. Serve on a bed of white rice or alone.
  • 6
    Chef Note: I like to bump this up a little bit sometimes and will add small pieces of broccoli, celery, green pepper and some sliced carrots to the mix. I would add them during the 15 minutes of simmer time. Try experimenting!!