Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe

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Chinese chicken prep

If a Chinese buffet is just a little out of reach for you to make your own Chinese Honey Chicken at home.

I live about an hour away from the closest Chinese restaurant so when I saw this Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe on my sons cooking blog I decided to give it a try. This is a simple recipe that is quick to put together and it’s delicious.

The next time you’re in the mood for Chinese food give this one a try; enjoy.

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Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Author: Larry
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Serves: 4

Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Cullys Kitchen


  • 1 ½ pounds chicken tenders cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • Batter Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking
  • A ½ cup of water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg white
  • Ingredients for Sauce
  • 1½ tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • 3 tablespoons garlic (crushed and minced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon of rice wine vinegar
  • A ½ cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Sesame seeds for garnish


  1. In a large bowl mix all the batter ingredients together until smooth; cover and let the batter rest for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat deep fryer to 350F.
  3. Add the chicken to the batter tossing to coat.
  4. Deep fry chicken in batches until golden brown and batter become firm. Place on paper toweling to drain.
  5. For the sauce heat 1½ tablespoon of oil in a medium-size saucepan. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant (about 30 seconds). Mix in the water, salt, honey, and vinegar until well to combine. Mix together 1 teaspoon of cornstarch with 1 teaspoon of water until cornstarch is dissolved. Add the mixture to the sauce and cook for two minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  6. Coat chicken with the sauce and garnish with sesame seeds.

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