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Honey Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken, chinese food, fried chicken, honey
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 475kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 lb skinless boneless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 2 egg whites beaten
  • ½ cup plus 2 tbsp cold water
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Cornstrach/flour mixture:

  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp fine salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper


  • ½ cup honey
  • 3 tbsp sweet chili sauce


  • In a medium bowl, combine together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, egg whites and water. Mix until smooth. Set aside.
  • Combine the ingredients for the cornstarch/flour mixture in a shallow dish. Set aside.
  • Dip the chicken pieces into the batter and then roll in cornstarch/flour mixture. Shake off any excess cornstarch/flour.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or heavy-bottom pot. Deep fry the chicken pieces, in batches, until golden brown, about 5 minutes per batch. Drain briefly and transfer to a serving plate.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the honey with the sweet chili sauce. Pour over the chicken and serve immediately.


Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 839mg | Potassium: 402mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg