Baked Honey Garlic Chicken is the way to go when you get that hearty chicken craving. Striking the perfect balance between sweet and savory, this dish will be an instant favorite. With chicken marinated in delicious ingredients like thick honey, tangy soy sauce, and rich garlic, before being baked until tender and juicy, you’ll get a dish that will have your tastebuds singing with joy. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or feeding a hungry crowd, Baked Honey Garlic Chicken is sure to satisfy you in every way!

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Ingredients

For the chicken:

  • 1 pound chicken breasts, boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • kosher salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs

For the honey garlic sauce:

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha, optional
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • rice, optional, to taste, cooked, for serving
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds

Directions

Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2 –Lightly oil a 9×13 baking dish.

Step 3 –Season the chicken pieces with the salt and the pepper.

Step 4 –Working in batches, dip the chicken pieces into the eggs and then dredge them in the panko, pressing to coat.

Step 5 –Add the chicken pieces to the prepared baking dish and bake until they reach an internal temperature of 165 degrees F and are golden-brown and crisp, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 6 –In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the honey, the garlic, the soy sauce, and the sriracha.

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Step 7 –In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and the water; stir the cornstarch mixture into the sauce mixture until it thickens, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 8 –Stir the cooked chicken into the sauce and gently toss to combine.

Step 9 –Serve the chicken over the rice, garnished with the green onions and the sesame seeds.