Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice

This easy Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice is such a delicious stovetop dinner that’s made in only 20 minutes! A quick and easy meal that is just what every busy mom needs! It’s a great option to prep-ahead, too. Make this dish during your next busy weeknight.

Why Make Honey Garlic Chicken & Shrimp

  • 20 minute dinner idea
  • Easy recipe
  • Healthy ingredients
  • Simple instructions
  • Great for busy nights
  • Kid-friendly
  • Budget-friendly

Ingredients Needed:

Meat – Chicken breast

Pantry – Olive oil, flour, honey, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, rice, sesame seeds

Produce – Minced garlic, green onions

Seasoning – Salt, pepper, onion powder

How to Make Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice

Begin by cutting your chicken breast into 1″ pieces, placing in a Ziploc bag, adding in your flour, salt, pepper, and onion powder, and shake the bag until your chicken is mixed well.

Then, combine and whisk your honey, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, and minced garlic in a small bowl and set aside.

Next, heat your olive oil, add in your floured chicken, and saute in a large skillet for 5-7 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked through.

After, add in your sauce mixture and bring to a boil, reduce to the heat to medium-low, and cook for 5-6 minutes until the sauce starts to thicken.

Finally, serve over rice or noodles and top with sesame seeds and green onions! Enjoy!

Prep-Ahead Instructions:

Place Chicken Pieces, Flour, Salt, Pepper, and Onion Powder in a Large Ziploc Bag. Seal the bag and shake until well mixed. In a separate air tight container combine the Honey, Soy Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Sesame Oil, and Minced Garlic and whisk everything together. Place the prepared chicken and sauce mixture in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

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Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice

Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Honey Garlic Chicken & Rice is a delicious and easy stovetop dinner that's ready in 20 minutes!!

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breast, Cut into 1" Pieces
  • 3 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Pepper
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 3 tsp. Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Hoisin Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Oil
  • 2 Cups of Rice, Cooked according to Package Directions
  • 1/2 Bunch Green Onions for Garnish (Optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds for Garnish (Optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut Chicken Breast into 1" Pieces and place in a Large Ziploc Bag.
  2. Add Flour, Salt, Pepper, and Onion Powder. Seal the bag and shake until the chicken is mixed well.
  3. In a small bowl combine the Honey, Soy Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Sesame Oil, and Minced Garlic and whisk together. Set aside for a few minutes.
  4. In a large skillet heat the 3 Tbsp. of Olive Oil and then add the Floured Chicken and sauté for 5-7 minutes until the Chicken is cooked and slightly browned.
  5. Add the Sauce mixture and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5-6 minutes until the sauce starts to thicken a little.
  6. Cook rice according to package directions.
  7. Serve over rice topped with Sesame Seeds and Green Onions!

Notes

Prep Ahead Instructions -
Place Chicken Pieces, Flour, Salt, Pepper, and Onion Powder in a Large Ziploc Bag. Seal the bag and shake until well mixed. In a separate air tight container combine the Honey, Soy Sauce, Hoisin Sauce, Sesame Oil, and Minced Garlic and whisk everything together. Place the prepared chicken and sauce mixture in the refrigerator until ready to cook.

Cooking Instructions -
In a large skillet heat the 3 Tbsp. of Olive oil and then add the Floured Chicken and sauté for 5-7 minutes until the Chicken is cooked and slightly browned. Add the Sauce mixture and bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5-6 minutes until the sauce starts to thicken a little. Cook Rice according to package directions. Serve chicken over rice topped with Sesame Seeds and Green Onions!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 578Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 1519mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 1gSugar: 24gProtein: 52g

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