In the mood for sweet, crunchy, moist, garlicky, delicious chicken? Then this Crispy Honey Garlic Chicken is the only recipe you’ll ever need to satisfy your chicken cravings.
2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise and pounded to an even thickness to make four cutlets
2 large eggs, beaten + 1 tablespoon water
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon smoked paprika regular is fine if you don’t have smoked
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 cup vegetable oil
honey garlic sauce
1/2 cup honey
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tabespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon corn starch + 3 tablespoons cold water
In a medium sauce pan, bring honey, soy sauce, and garlic to a boil. Stir corn starch into the cold water, then whisk into boiling honey sauce until thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
In a wide, shallow dish together the flour, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. In a second shallow dish whisk together eggs and 1 tablespoon water. Dredge the chicken in the egg wash, then in the flour mixture, tossing to coat all sides of the chicken.
Pour oil in a large skillet and bring to temperature over medium heat. Cook chicken in the oil , 4-5 minutes on each side, until crispy on the outside and cooked through in the middle.
Toss chicken in the honey garlic sauce, coating all sides very well. Serve immediately.