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4 from 11 votes

Asian Style Crispy Honey Chicken

Battered pieces of chicken are fried crisp, and tossed in a sweet yet savory honey-flavored Asian-style sauce for a seriously delicious meal when served on a bed of white rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian


  • 2 chicken breasts chopped into 1/2"-1" cubes

For The Batter:

  • 1/4 cup self rising flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water

For The Sauce:

  • 1 1/2 Tbs oil
  • 1 tsp ginger minced
  • 1 Tbs garlic minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbs honey
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp water
  • Sesame seeds


To Make The Chicken:

  • Mix all batter ingredients together and whisk until smooth.
  • Heat oil to 375.
  • Dredge your chicken pieces in the batter and fry until golden brown on the outside, and the chicken's cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate.

To Make The Sauce:

  • Meanwhile to make your sauce in saute pan add oil, ginger and garlic and saute until fragrant.
  • Add in salt, honey, vinegar and water and stir well to combined.
  • Mix together your cornstarch and water and pour into sauce and whisk for a few minutes until thickened.
  • Add your chicken and toss.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.