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Honey Garlic Glazed Chicken Breast

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This Honey Garlic Glazed Chicken Breast recipe is a testament to the beauty of simple ingredients coming together to create something truly magical. The chicken, tender and juicy, becomes a canvas for the rich, caramel-like honey garlic sauce, resulting in a dish that’s both comforting and elegant. It’s a perfect example of how minimal effort can yield maximum flavor, making it an ideal choice for both weeknight dinners and special occasions.

The allure of this dish lies not only in its delightful taste but also in its versatility. Serve it over a bed of fluffy rice, alongside roasted vegetables, or atop a fresh salad for a complete meal. The honey garlic sauce, with its perfect balance of sweetness and tanginess, enhances the natural flavor of the chicken, making each bite a harmonious blend of textures and tastes. It’s a recipe that invites you to explore the depths of your culinary creativity, encouraging you to add your own twist to this timeless classic.

Full Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 3 chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 60 grams flour (1/4 cup)
  • 3 1/2 tablespoons butter or 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 90 grams honey (1/3 cup) or maple syrup
  • Chives, chopped for garnish

Directions:

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  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Place the flour in a shallow dish and dredge the chicken breasts, shaking off any excess.
  3. In a large skillet, melt 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Cook the chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through. Remove and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the remaining butter and minced garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Add honey, soy sauce, and apple cider vinegar. Bring to a boil, then simmer until slightly thickened, 2-3 minutes.
  6. Return the chicken to the skillet, coating in the sauce. Cook for an additional minute.
  7. Serve with sauce drizzled over and garnished with chopped chives.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
Kcal: 320 kcal | Servings: 3 servings

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