Crispy Chinese Honey Chicken (without Deep Frying)
Crispy Chinese Honey Chicken (without Deep Frying)
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    This Chinese honey chicken recipe guarantees crispy juicy chicken and a rich sauce that is bursting with flavor with a simple approach. Now you can make your favorite takeout dish at home and it’ll taste just as great as the restaurant version! {Gluten Free Adaptable}To make this dish gluten-free, use tamari or coconut amino to replace the soy sauce. Use dry sherry instead of Shaoxing wine.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound chicken thighs (, cut into bite-sized chunks)
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 egg (, beaten)
    • 1/2 cup cornstarch
    • 1/4 cup honey ((or agave syrup))
    • 1/4 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine ((or dry sherry for gluten-free))
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce ((or tamari for gluten-free))
    • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
    • 1/4 to 1/3 cup vegetable oil
    • 2 cloves garlic (, minced)
    • 1 teaspoon ginger (, minced)
    • 2 green onions (, chopped, with white and green parts separated)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 832 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 52 g 80.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 54.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 127 mg 42.22%
    • Sodium: 1728 mg 71.98%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.17%
    • Potassium: 367 mg 10.48%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.67%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 53 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 8.56%
    • Sugar: 24 g
    • Protein: 37 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 18.63%
    • Vitamin C 27.24%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat9
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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