This recipe for Vietnamese chicken includes sugar to create a sweet and savory dish with a hit of spice from generous amounts of fresh ginger, red pepper, and black pepper.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
55 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
Servings:
2
Yield:
2 servings
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
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Directions

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add water and sugar and cook until sugar starts to melt and turn brown, about 5 minutes. Cook, stirring frequently, for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and pour caramel into a bowl.

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  • Rinse the skillet with hot water and return to medium heat. Add olive oil, onion, ginger, and garlic. Cook for 5 minutes; transfer mixture to a bowl.

  • Season chicken breasts with salt and black pepper and add them to the hot skillet. Cook for 10 minutes. Add caramel, soy sauce, and ginger mixture to the skillet. Reduce heat to low and cook 20 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts

524 calories; protein 27.1g 54% DV; carbohydrates 68.6g 22% DV; fat 16.6g 26% DV; cholesterol 64.6mg 22% DV; sodium 2584.4mg 103% DV. Full Nutrition
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