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Honey and soy sticky chicken

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honey and soy sticky chicken
honey and soy sticky chicken
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Woman's Weekly recipe Sticky chicken makes such a great dinner option as itís super tasty but is a relatively cheap form of protein Ė so itís great for filling up the whole family. This recipe uses honey, ginger and soy sauce to create a really tangy marinade that youíll absolutely love. Served up with brown basmati rice, spring onions and tenderstem broccoli, this dinner option is full of different textures and provides a healthy mix of ingredients that are perfect for a mid-week treat that youíll want to try again and again. Whatís more, this recipe serves four people and is ready in under 30 minutes, so itís a great one to turn to when youíve had a long day and want something you can whip up in a flash. You can make this one ahead too as this chicken dish is suitable for freezing.

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 5cm piece of ginger
  • 5tbsp low-salt soy sauce
  • 3tbsp runny honey
  • 1Ĺ tbsp rice wine vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1Ĺ tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, halved
  • 200g brown basmati rice
  • 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed
  • 200g Tenderstem broccoli
  • Handful of coriander, chopped
  • 2tsp sesame seeds

Method

  1. To make this chicken recipe, heat the oven to 180įC or Gas Mark 4. Grate the garlic and ginger into a large freezer bag, add the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, sesame oil and chicken breast pieces.
  2. Shake well and set aside to marinate.
  3. Rinse and cook the basmati rice according to pack instructions.
  4. Meanwhile, tip the chicken and sauce into a roasting tray and cook for 15-18 mins, until cooked through.
  5. Add the spring onions and tenderstem broccoli for the final 3 mins of cooking.
  6. Scatter with coriander and sesame seeds.
  7. Serve with the drained, rinsed rice.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 481(kcal)
  • Fat 9.0g
  • Saturates 2.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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