Easy Sticky Honey Chicken Recipe Cooked in Your Skillet
This is a quick and easy recipe that is also one of our favorites! Once you get the hang of making this easy sticky honey chicken recipe, you will begin to make your own delicious modifications. You can add a little rice vinegar or even a little Hoisin sauce.
Here is the basic recipe with pretty simple instructions. We love using chicken thighs for this dish and they always turn out perfectly delicious. Chicken thighs are easy to cook even for the most beginner cook.
YUM ... One of your new favorite recipes with chicken thighs and fresh broccoli
- 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 teaspoons Sesame oil
- 2 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1 small head broccoli, washed and using florets only
Lightly salt and pepper both sides of the chicken thighs.
Melt the butter with the olive oil, Sesame oil and soy sauce, in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Lay chicken thighs in skillet and cook on one side for about 3-4 minutes or until well browned.
Flip chicken thighs and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
Drizzle honey on top of chicken thighs; cover and cook on medium heat for about 5-7 minutes.
Add a few teaspoons of water if needed and add the broccoli to the pan. Cover and cook about 4 minutes or until the broccoli is tender.
Lightly salt and pepper chicken thighs and lay them flat. This recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken thighs, but you can buy your chicken with the skin if you desire. You can even save money and buy chicken with the bone-in and skin.
Let the chicken simmer until cooked through. Don’t add the honey until the chicken has been browned on one side and then flipped.
What to Serve with Sticky Honey Chicken
Sticky Chicken Thighs – Yum. We like using chicken thighs to make this delicious meal and thighs are definitely one of our favorite parts of the bird and super affordable! Chicken thighs always cook up tender and moist and are one of the most flavorful part of the chicken. Don’t miss out!
If you’ve never tried sticky honey chicken, you are in for a real treat and it may become one of your favorite meals.