Soy Sauce Honey Chicken

Deep fried crispy bite size chicken nuggets, coated with flavourful sticky honey vinegar soy sauce. A simple and delicious meal together with a bowl of hot rice or noodles. These chicken nuggets can also be served as finger food without the sauce. A crunchy snack to go with beer even.

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Soy Sauce Honey Chicken
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Soy Sauce Honey Chicken
Author: Shiokman Eddie
  • 3 skinless and deboned chicken breast meat
  • 1 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp shaoxing wine
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 3 Tbsp potato starch flour
  • 3 Tbsp self raising flour
  • 100 – 150 ml water
For Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chopped ginger
  • 150 ml water
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp sugar – to taste
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • Cut spring onions
  1. Wash, pat dry and cut the chicken breast meat into bite sizes and put them in a tray.
  2. Add light soy sauce, sesame oil, shaoxing wine, white pepper, chopped garlic and ginger.
  3. Mix well and add self raising, potato flour and water.
  4. Mix everything well until chicken pieces are fully coated with the batter. Set aside in the fridge for at least an hour.
  5. Heat up a pan with hot oil and carefully put in the chicken pieces one at time.
  6. Fry for about 3 – 4 mins until crispy and brown.
  7. After all the chicken pieces have been fried and removed, let the oil in the pan heat up again before double frying the chicken for another 2 mins.
  8. Remove chicken and drain in a wire basket.
Honey Soy Sauce
  1. Add cooking oil to a hot frying pan and stir fry garlic until fragrant.
  2. Pour in water and let it boil briefly.
  3. Add light soy sauce, honey, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, mix well until thickens slightly.
  4. Sprinkle toasted sesame seeds all over.
Final Coating
  1. Add the fried chicken into the pan and toss until the chicken pieces are evenly coated with the sauce. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds
  2. Serve on a plate and add some cut spring onions..
Recipe Notes
  1. You can add sugar or more honey if the sauce is not sweet enough.
  2. Adjust seasonings to your taste preference.
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