Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
Ready in less than an hour, this Crispy Honey Lemon Chicken will surely become your favourite! The rich and delicious flavours in this dish are just too perfect! Serve it with rice and you have yourself a meal to remember! As perfect as this recipe already is, feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer. I am sure that you can do a lot to take this to the next level! Have a beautiful day, friends. Enjoy!
1 lb chicken thighs cut into 1-inch chunks
1/3 c cornstarch
1/2 c canola oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1 tbsp ginger minced
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 c honey
zest of one large lemon
1/2 lemon juiced
1/2 c water
1 tbsp cornstarch
Add the chicken thighs and cornstarch inside a large resealable bag. Shake the bag until the chicken thighs are well coated.
In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the sauce. Whisk until well mixed.
Place a large pan on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Add vegetable oil and allow it to become hot.
Add the chicken thighs and cook each side until golden brown.
Transfer the chicken thighs from the skillet onto a clean plate. Discard the rest of the oil and leave about 1 tbsp in the pan.
Add the ginger, garlic, and red pepper flakes. Saute until aromatic.
Put the chicken thighs back to the pan and toss until well combined.
Simmer for about a minute or until the sauce becomes thick.
Sprinkle sesame seeds and freshly chopped green onion on top.
Squeeze lemon zest over the chicken.
Serve hot with rice. Enjoy!