Spicy Honey Chicken

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Spicy Honey Chicken

Serves 3

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I’m a pescatarian….so when my husband had this and said “one of your best honey” I knew I had to blog it..and take a few pictures…and make it a few more times ….

 

Ingredients:

1lb of hormone and antibiotic free chicken breast, cut into 1 inch chunks

2 tbsp of cornstarch

1 ziplock bag (large)

http://www.sweetnutritionnyc.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=2824&action=edit#titledivFor the sauce

2 tbsp honey

2 tbsp ketchup

3 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp sriracha

1 tbsp rice wine vinegar

3/4c water

2 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp water (on the side)

Directions:

Heat a cast iron skillet to medium heat. Add about 1 tbsp oil

Shake the cut up chicken in a ziplock with the 2 tbsp of cornstarch

Add chicken and cook about 3 minutes or so on each side. Until seared and cooked.

Mix the sauce ingredients together but keep the corn starch and water mixed in together on the side

Add the sauce ingredients and reduce the pan to a medium low

Wait until it all combines and hardly any liquid left. Then add the cornstarch and water and mix until very thick.
Add sesame seeds at the end.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories:289

Protein: 34g

Fat: 6g

Carbs: 22g

What Makes this Healthy? Eliminating a lot of oil and sugar from a recipe like this will decrease the calories by over 200 per serving.

Pair this chicken with 1/2c steamed white rice or 1c of cauliflower fried rice and plenty of steamed vegetables if youre on a 1200kcal diet

For a 1500kcal or more limit per day pair 1 serving with 1c of steamed white rice or 1-2c of the cauliflower fried rice recipe

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