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Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs
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Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

Holy moly is this delicious!!! This Honey Garlic Chicken is so yummy AND so healthy. Seriously and not to brag, but everyone who has tried it loves it!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 250.06kcal

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 4-6 chicken thighs (boneless & skinless)
  • ½ Teaspoon salt
  • ½ Teaspoon pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-2 Tablespoon olive oil

Honey Garlic Sauce

  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • sesame seeds (as garnish)
  • parsley (as garnish)

Instructions

  • Season chicken thighs with salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Sear chicken for 6-8 minutes on each side and until cooked through.
  • Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Pour over chicken, cover pan, and cook on low for 3-5 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  • Top chicken with a pinch of sesame seeds and parsley.

Notes

  • To plate...serve chicken with rice, pasta and/or a veggie of choice!
  • Chicken thighs are more flavorful and cook faster, but you can also use chicken breasts.
  • When measuring out the honey, coat the measuring cup with a tiny bit of oil before adding the honey. This helps the honey to slide out of the cup more easily when pouring.
  • If your sauce needs thickening, whisk together 1 T cornstarch and 1 T cold water in a small bowl. Then slowly pour it into your sauce, stirring until thickened enough. 
  • Consider serving your chicken over rice. Ben's Original Ready Rice is the best, and only takes 90 seconds in the microwave.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 250.06kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.01g | Protein: 22.57g | Fat: 8.21g | Saturated Fat: 1.66g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.17g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 107.35mg | Sodium: 698.85mg | Potassium: 332.38mg | Fiber: 0.25g | Sugar: 20.52g | Vitamin A: 29.12IU | Vitamin C: 3.04mg | Calcium: 20.78mg | Iron: 1.26mg