Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

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Jesse Stephens Modified: March 23, 2022
Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe

How To Make Easy Honey Garlic Chicken

This tasty yet simple recipe for honey garlic chicken gives you the juiciest and most tender chicken! Serve up a sweet plate with just a few ingredients.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 6chicken thighs,bone in or out, with or without skin
  • salt and pepper,to season
  • 2tspgarlic powder,to season
  • 6garlic cloves,crushed
  • cuphoney
  • ¼cupwater,or chicken broth
  • 2tbsprice wine vinegar,or apple cider vinegar, or any white vinegar
  • 1tbspsoy sauce


  1. Season the chicken with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Set aside.

  2. Heat a pan or skillet over medium high heat, then sear the chicken thigh fillets on both sides until golden and cooked through.

  3. Drain most of the excess oil from the pan, leaving about 2 tablespoons of pan juiced for added flavor.


  1. Arrange the chicken skin-side up in the pan if cooking with the skin, then add the garlic between the chicken. Fry for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  2. Add the honey, water, vinegar and soy sauce.

  3. Increase heat to medium-high, then continue to cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until the sauce reduces down and thickens slightly.

  4. Garnish with parsley, then serve over vegetables, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 495.74kcal
  • Fat: 32.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.33g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 15.54g
  • Protein: 32.59g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 544.34mg
  • Calcium: 25.61mg
  • Potassium: 448.92mg
  • Iron: 1.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 44.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.04mg
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