Honey Chilli Chicken Recipe


Chicken in honey chilli sauce is a sweet and spicy Chinese style chicken recipe. It’s quick, easy and you can add your own flourishes.
I can never make enough of this recipe, it is the all time family favourite!

Honey Chilli Chicken recipe
photo: Honey Chilli Chicken recipe

Check it out the Honey Chilli Chicken recipe here:

Ready In: 35 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes

This recipe make 6 serving(s).


  • 1 tbs peanut oil
  • 1kg organic, free-range chicken tenderloins, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbs sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienne
  • bunch green round beans, sliced
  • 1 tsp cornflour
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 spring onions (scallions) sliced


  • Heat the oil and cook chicken, chilli and ginger in 2 batches until browned, set aside
  • Cook capsicum, carrot and beans until just tender.
  • Blend cornflour with soy sauce in small jug and stir in juice and honey.
  • Return chicken to wok with honey mixture.
  • Cook, stirring, until mixture boils and thickens.
  • Sprinkle with spring onions just before serving.
  • Honey Chilli Chicken is ready to serve.
  • Serve with boiled rice.

I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. You just need to cook clever and get creative!


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