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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

  • Written by People's Journal
  • Published in Food & Recipe
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A take-out favorite that you can make right at home, baked to crisp perfection. It’s healthier, cheaper and so much tastier!

Ingredients:

½ kilo boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

2 large eggs, beaten

1 cup Panko*

For the honey garlic sauce

1/3 cup honey, or more, to taste

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbsp soy sauce

1 Tbsp Sriracha, optional

1 Tbsp cornstarch

2 green onions, thinly sliced

2 tsp sesame seeds

Directions:
       
* Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly oil a 9x13 baking dish or coat with nonstick spray.
       
* Season chicken with salt and pepper, to taste. Working in batches, dip chicken into eggs, then dredge in Panko, pressing to coat.
       
* Add chicken to prepared baking dish. Place into oven and bake until golden brown and crisp, about 15-20 minutes.
       
* In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, combine honey, garlic, soy sauce and Sriracha, if using. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and 1/3 cup water. Stir mixture into the saucepan until thickened, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in chicken and gently toss to combine. Serve immediately, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.
   
* Panko is a Japanese-style breadcrumb and can be found in the Asian section of your local grocery store. (Kirbie’s Cravings)