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Honey Sriracha Chicken

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Honey Sriracha Chicken

One of the Mr’s favourite things is Sriracha sauce. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s basically a hot sauce but with actual flavour. Not being a huge fan of hot sauces myself, it surprised me just how much flavour it really has!

Thanks to my blogging, the Mr tends not to get a lot of choice in what we eat so I thought I would be nice and make something I knew he would love. Also, (at the time of writing this post) I was nearly 40 weeks pregnant & hadn’t dropped yet. I heard hot & spicy foods are meant to be good!

Here is what you will need to serve 2 – easily doubled.

(Recipe adapted from Creme de la Crumb.)

For the Chicken

  • 2 Chicken Breasts, diced
  • Salt
  • 20g Corn Flour
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil

For the Sauce

  • 120ml Water
  • 1 – 2 tbsp Sriracha Sauce *
  • 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 30g Granulated Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Runny Honey
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour/ 2 tsp Cold Water
  • Toasted Sesame Seeds to serve, optional
  • Cooked Rice to serve, optional

* If you don’t like it too hot, just use 1 tbsp. Trust me, even 1 tbsp of this stuff packs a punch!

To make the sauce – add the water, Sriracha, soy sauce, garlic, sugar & honey to a small saucepan and bring to the boil.

Honey Sriracha ChickenDissolve the corn flour in the cold water then add it to the saucepan. Stir well and bring back to the boil.

Simmer, stirring often, until the sauce begins to thicken. Continue to cook until you reach the consistency you like, then remove from the heat and set to one side until needed.

Honey Sriracha ChickenSeason the diced chicken with salt then toss to coat well in the flour.

Place a non stick frying pan over a medium/high heat. When the pan is hot, add the olive oil.

Fry the chicken until golden & cooked through.

Honey Sriracha ChickenPour the sauce over the chicken and cook for a further minute or 2 until heated through.

If you like, serve over cooked rice & scatter with some toasted sesame seeds.

Honey Sriracha ChickenI was genuinely surprised at how good this was! I mean, yes it was hot, but the flavour really was lovely. I will definitely be making this one again – particularly the sauce. Except maybe with only 1 tbsp of Sriracha next time… (To please the Mr I used 2 tbsp – bit too much for me!)

Not only does it taste great though, it’s really quick to make! And let’s be honest, you can never have enough meals that are fast to prepare and still seriously tasty in your repertoire.

In other news – on Friday 13th, (seriously, you couldn’t make it up) I spent the day getting this little beauty out the oven…

Tilly - Honey Sriracha ChickenI would like you all to meet my daughter – Matilda. Both myself & baby are doing well and are now at home enjoying our first few days together. I apologise for any absence over the coming weeks – as you can imagine, I will be a little busy getting to grips with becoming a Mum!

Well, I hope you enjoyed the post my lovelies. Until next time!

Miss KitchenMason

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hangryforfood

Sunday 1st of March 2015

Trying this for sure! Thanks.

Miss KitchenMason

Sunday 1st of March 2015

Great! Let me know how you get on :)

chef mimi

Monday 16th of February 2015

Congratulations! Matilda is gorgeous!!! Love this chicken. Have you ever tried Tapatio sauce? I find it even more flavorful than Sriracha, but people have their preferences... Every time I visited my daughter in London, I had to take her a gallon jug of Sriracha!!!

Miss KitchenMason

Monday 16th of February 2015

Haha thank you! No I have never tried Tapatio - hot sauces are more the Mr's thing than mine. But I was pleasantly surprised with how much flavour sriracha actually has!

Astrid Bubble

Monday 16th of February 2015

Congratulations! Friday 13th :-) Your lucky day now. x

Teresa Parry

Monday 16th of February 2015

Congratulations to you both. She looks beautiful. Thank you for the recipe, I will give it a try. I've never heard of the sauce or seen it. Do you get it in the regular supermarkets? Take care and good luck with your new role :)

Miss KitchenMason

Monday 16th of February 2015

Thanks Teresa! And yes, regular supermarkets sell it x

Jess

Sunday 15th of February 2015

Congratulations on your new baby and on this delicious looking chicken. They both look great :-)

Miss KitchenMason

Sunday 15th of February 2015

Aww thanks Jess! X

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