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15-minute recipe for honey garlic chicken
This recipe keeps things simple and sweet with just the right amount of sour. 🤤
Ma Fatima Garcia
11.22.22

Some say chicken breasts aren’t the best type of meat because they dry out while cooking.

Chicken breasts are actually an excellent source of protein and are healthier than pork or other meats.

Regarding the question about it being dry and unappetizing, well the answer depends on how you cook it.

For starters, try this recipe.

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This mouthwatering recipe comes to us from Delicious and easy recipes.

The ingredients alone are delicious:

  • 2 chicken breasts without skin
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • All-purpose flour
  • 40 grams of butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Spring onion
  • 20 grams of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of Vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons of honey
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Let’s get cooking.

Get your fresh chicken breasts and pat them dry.

Cut diagonal lines around halfway through. Then turn it in the opposite direction and cut the same diagonal lines.

You’ll end up with square cuts that are halfway through the chicken breasts.

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Season with salt and pepper.

Massage the salt and pepper so that the chicken will absorb it.

In a plate or bowl, put flour and cover your chicken breasts. Coat well. Get all the sides.

On low, medium heat, put your butter in your skillet, and once melted, fry your chicken breasts.

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Fry for about 4-5 minutes.

While waiting, crush your garlic and mince them. Set them aside.

Flip your chicken and fry the other side for 4 minutes.

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Chop up those tasty spring onions.

Flip your chicken again and this time, add another 20 grams of butter. Allow the butter to melt.

Add your garlic and allow to cook. Can you smell that aroma?

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Then, add your light soy sauce and mix well. Once done, you can now add your vinegar and honey.

Mix well and allow to reduce a little.

Always flip that chicken.

You can flip your chicken so it will absorb all those flavors.

Add your spring onions and turn off the heat.

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Give it a rest.

Allow resting for 5 minutes and the plate as you please.

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Look at that gorgeous meal. Who would have thought it was possible to cook a delicious meal in less than 30 minutes?

Useful tips for this recipe:

– It’s always nice to use fresh produce.

– Crush your garlic before mincing. This allows the garlic to release more flavor.

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– Allow your cooked chicken to rest for about 5-10 minutes before serving so it would retain all those juices.

– To ensure juicy chicken all the time, marinade them or brine them before cooking. You can also put seasonings and rubs to flavor the breasts.

– When you are using chicken seasoning rubs, don’t forget to massage those herbs and spices into the chicken breast.

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– Don’t overcook your chicken or it will become dry.

– Choose recipes that have sauces. You can never go wrong with delicious sauces, right?

Check out how juicy this chicken breast is. It was done right, it looks flavorful, and healthier as well.

Learn how to make this juicy, flavorful chicken step-by-step in the video below!

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By Ma Fatima Garcia
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Ma Fatima Garcia is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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