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5 from 6 votes

Honey Garlic Chicken

The best 5 ingredient back pocket recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: chicken, chinese takeout, honey garlic
Servings: 4
Calories: 226kcal


  • 1 lb chicken of choice
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar or vinegar of choice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  • Pat the chicken dry and season all sides with salt and pepper. Heat a skillet over medium high and add a bit of oil. When hot, add the chicken, skin side down if using skin on chicken and cook, until golden and cooked through, flipping as needed. See chart for approximate cook times.
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  • When the chicken is cooked through, push the chicken to one side of the pan and add the garlic and cook, stirring, until soft and fragrant. Stir in the honey, vinegar, and soy sauce and let bubble and simmer, stirring. Coat the chicken in the sauce and let it thicken slightly. Remove from the pan, being sure to scoop up the extra sauce and enjoy!
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Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.1g | Protein: 24.7g | Fat: 2.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 285mg | Potassium: 461mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 23.3g