Simple, tasty chicken.
- 3/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 1/4 teaspoons peeled
- grated fresh ginger
- 1 pound skinless chicken breasts
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 4 teaspoons vegetable oil
- 2 medium scallions
- thinly sliced
Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Average budget
Bring the soy sauce and honey to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring often until the honey has completely dissolved, about 5 minutes. Add the ginger, stir to combine, remove from the heat, and set aside.
Pound the chicken to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut each piece in half so you have 4 pieces roughly the same size. Season both sides of the chicken with pepper.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over high heat until shimmering. Add the chicken in a single layer and cook without disturbing until browned, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook the second side until browned, about 3 minutes more.
Reduce the heat to medium, slowly pour in the reserved sauce, and cook, flipping the chicken occasionally to coat in the sauce, until cooked through, about 3 minutes.
Transfer the chicken from the pan onto a chopping board, letting the excess sauce drip off. Reduce the sauce in the pan over medium heat until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes more. Slice the chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch pieces. Place on a serving dish, top with the sauce, and sprinkle with the scallions.
Serve with rice.
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