Honey Glazed Chicken


This honey chicken recipe was given to me by a friend. I've used this recipe for years, and my family requests it often. It's a light meal that everyone will enjoy. Serve with steamed rice.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Side angle shot of honey glazed chicken served over rice
Adam Vaccarezza


  • ¼ cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces


  1. Gather all ingredients.

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  2. Whisk honey, soy sauce, and red pepper flakes in a bowl; set aside.

    Overhead shot of a mixing bowl with sauce for honey glazed chicken

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  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir chicken in hot oil until lightly brown, about 5 minutes.

    Overhead shot with cubed chicken being browned in a pan

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  4. Pour honey mixture into the skillet; continue to cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the center and sauce is thickened, about 5 minutes more.

    Overhead shot of cubed chicken cooking and being stirred in a pan with honey glaze

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

179 Calories
7g Fat
18g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 179
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 481mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 131mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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