Honey Garlic Chicken Breast

Ingredients

  • 500g / 1 lb chicken breast , boneless and skinless (2 pieces)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup (60g) flour (Note 1)
  • 3.5 tbsp (50g) unsalted butter (or 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil)
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1.5 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or white or other clear vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce , light or all purpose (Note 2)
  • 1/3 cup (90g) honey (or maple syrup)

Instructions

  1. Cut the breasts in half horizontally to create 4 steaks in total. Sprinkle each side with salt and pepper.
  2. Place flour in a shallow dish. Coat chicken in flour and shake off excess.
  3. Melt most of the butter in a large skillet over high heat – hold back about 1 tsp for later.
  4. Place chicken in skillet and cook for 2 – 3 minutes until golden. Turn and cook the other side for 1 minute.
  5. Turn heat down slightly to medium high.
  6. Make a bit of room in the pan and add garlic and top with remaining dab of butter. Stir garlic briefly once butter melts.
  7. Add vinegar, soy sauce and honey. Stir / shake pan to combine. Bring sauce to simmer, then simmer for 1 minute or until slightly thickened.
  8. Turn chicken to coat in sauce. If the sauce gets too thick, add a touch of water and stir.
  9. Remove from stove immediately. Place chicken on plates and drizzle over remaining sauce.


This article and recipe adapted from this site