Most chicken dishes are savory and delicious, may it be the chicken soup or the curry chicken. The Chinese Honey Chicken is tasty and it combines the sweetness of honey with the savory taste of spiced chicken. It may look similar to the chicken nuggets with honey sauce but the cooking procedure and texture are different. This delicacy can be easily made at home. The best things about this sort of dishes are that they can be cooked easily without much trouble and pleases everyone at home. Children can be really fussy about eating. This dish is a favorite with kids and if you are throwing a party where kids will be among the guests, you should incorporate this dish in the menu to stop them from making fuss. Some people are used to buying this dish from the Chinese takeout restaurants or buy the same dish in a frozen variety from the supermarket. Cooking this dish at home is not at all time consuming and the preparation won’t take much time. To get the taste that everyone in your family likes you will need to prepare this dish at home.
The Ingredients for making Chinese Honey Chicken
- Buy boneless chicken pieces without skin and get them cut in 1 inch pieces.
- You will need sufficient oil for deep frying the chicken pieces.
- 4 tablespoon full of cornstarch.
- ¼ cup full of flour.
- One teaspoon of baking powder.
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup of water.
- 1 whole egg.
- 1 egg white.
- For making the honey sauce you will need 1 and ½ tablespoons of oil, 2 teaspoon full of chopped ginger and 2 tablespoon full of minced garlic.3 tablespoons of honey, salt and half cup water are also needed. Get some sesame seeds for garnishing the dish at the end and some rice vinegar.
Rub the chicken pieces with the white pepper and salt and keep them aside for getting marinated. After this prepare the batter by mixing the cornstarch, flour, cold water, baking powder, egg white, peanut or regular oil and salt. Whisk the batter to form a smooth batter. Put the chicken cubes into the batter and make sure that each piece is well dipped and rubbed by the batter mix. Set this chicken and batter aside so that the chicken soaks the juices of the batter and becomes tastier. Put the wok on the burner and heat the oil for deep frying. Put the chicken pieces in the hot oil and fry them until they are golden brown. Fry the garlic in the oil and then chuck out the garlic pieces. The oil is now flavoured by the garlic. Now boil the honey sauce ingredients along with the oil in the wok. Spread the sauce on top of the chicken pieces. Eat with rice or noodles.