Honey Ginger Sesame Chicken
This yummy honey ginger sesame chicken is a surprisingly quick and amazingly easy one-pot meal guaranteed to be a weeknight staple.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 6 servings
- 2 lb or 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
- 4 cloves garlic grated or minced
- 2 scallions thinly sliced
- 1/3 c honey
- 2 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp sesame seeds
- 1 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- pinch of red pepper flakes optional
Whisk together honey, 1 tbsp of the sesame oil, vinegar, soy sauce, scallions, garlic, and red pepper flakes and set aside.
Toss together the salt, pepper, and ginger and sprinkle on both sides of the chicken. Heat remaining tablespoon of sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown chicken on both sides until fully cooked. Approx 4 min per side. Check for doneness with a food thermometer.
Lower the heat and pour the honey mixture over the chicken thighs. Coat both sides well with the sauce and allow to simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and serve immediately over rice.
Serving: 0g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 579mg | Potassium: 399mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1.5mg