This yummy honey ginger sesame chicken is a surprisingly quick and amazingly easy one-pot meal guaranteed to be a weeknight staple.
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: chicken thighs, ginger, honey, sesame
2lbor 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs
4clovesgarlicgrated or minced
1tbsprice wine vinegar
pinch of red pepper flakesoptional
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.