Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe

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Elizabeth Lee Modified: March 23, 2022
Chinese Honey Chicken Recipe

How To Make Chinese Honey Chicken

For this Chinese-style honey chicken recipe, the sweet and sour taste of the honey adds a nice, smooth coating to the crunchy texture of the chicken.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 4egg whites,large
  • ¾cupcornstarch
  • cupwater
  • 1lbchicken breast,cut into 1-inch thin chunks
  • vegetable oil,for frying
  • ½cupmayonnaise
  • ¼cuphoney
  • 2tbspcondensed milk,sweetened


  1. In a large bowl add the egg whites and whisk until foamy before whisking in the cornstarch and water until combined and finally folding in the chicken.

  2. Heat 3 inches of oil on medium-high heat in a large pot and add the chicken pieces, fry until golden brown for about 2 to 3 minutes per batch.

  3. In a large bowl mix the mayonnaise, honey and sweetened condensed milk then toss the just fried chicken into it just before serving.


  • Calories: 416.22kcal
  • Fat: 24.61g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.72g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.78g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.83g
  • Fiber: 0.17g
  • Sugar: 15.19g
  • Protein: 18.27g
  • Cholesterol: 58.06mg
  • Sodium: 198.53mg
  • Calcium: 29.19mg
  • Potassium: 226.45mg
  • Iron: 0.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 22.86µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.24mg
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