Honey chicken. Impress your friends and family with these flavor-packed crispy bites of sticky chicken. This lip-smacking combo of sweet honey and battered chicken is definitely a winner. Make this takeaway favorite at home with a simple and easy recipe!
Besides Indian, one of my favorite takeaways is Chinese food. I love the complex flavors that make this cuisine so unique and totally amazing. Who would have thought that the delectable combo of sweet honey and savory chicken would create such an incredibly delicious dish?
Whenever I eat Chinese, this honey chicken is a must for me. And the best part? You can easily create your own homemade version of this Chinese takeout favorite. It’s a no- brainer. If you love fried chicken, this is obviously a great way to jazz up the flavors and enjoy an amazing appetizer for your next gathering.
Making this honey chicken is actually a two-step process. First, you’ll need to deep fry battered chicken and second, coat them in a sweet honey sauce.
The perfect batter creates a super crunchy outer covering that makes this chicken so good. The basic batter is a simple combo of all- purpose (plain) flour, corn flour and a little baking soda. Again, the fizzy soda is key in this recipe.
Chilled soda makes the coating super crispy. If you don’t want to use soda, chilled water is also a great option. However, chilled soda always guarantee crunchy coating. The chicken pieces are coated well in the batter and deep fried to perfection.
The second part of making this honey chicken involves the honey sauce. A simple combo of honey and soy sauce adding that sweet touch to this much loved chicken dish. For an aesthetic appeal, you’ll also need to sprinkle these chicken pieces with some sesame seeds. Perfect! And totally lip-smacking!
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