Skillet Honey Garlic Chicken
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
This chicken marinade is so flavorful!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 - cup(s) soy sauce
  • 1/2 - cup(s) honey
  • 1/4 - cup(s) teriyaki sauce
  • 2 - Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 - tsp sesame oil
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp ground ginger
  • 2 - Tbsp cornstarch**
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, teriyaki sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, minced onion, and ground ginger. Do NOT add the cornstarch at the start of slow cooking.
  2. Pour the prepared marinade over the chicken in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Let marinade in fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Heat the skillet over medium high heat and add the chicken and marinade. Bring to bubbling and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Once chicken is cooked, swirl in the cornstarch and reduce heat to simmer. Let simmer for 5 to 8 minutes to allow sauce to thicken.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare the salad.
  6. Serve Skillet Honey Garlic Chicken over rice with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 1 cup soy sauce, 1 cup honey, 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, 4 Tbsp rice vinegar, 2 tsp sesame oil, 2 tsp minced garlic, 2 tsp minced onion, and 2 tsp ground ginger.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared marinade
  • Do NOT add the cornstarch to freezer bag

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to skillet and sauteing until chicken is cooked through. Swirl in the cornstarch as directed to thicken sauce.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free soy sauce.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Skillet Honey Garlic Chicken

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook chicken and marinade over medium high heat in skillet. Once chicken is cooked through, swirl in the cornstarch and let simmer over low heat until sauce is thickened.
Serve over rice with salad.

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