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Honey & Soy Chicken
« on: May 30, 2011, 05:08:17 am »

I have had this recipe in my folder for a while but tried it for the first time last night and it was well liked by the family

Honey & Soy Chicken
by Sandra Cronyn WA

800g Chicken thighs cut into bite size pieces
1cm piece of ginger
1 clove of garlic
140g Soy sauce
130ml water
160g honey
1 teaspoon paprika
30g olive oil
2 heaped tablespoons cornflour

Toasted sesame seeds to garnish

Chop ginger and garlic for 5 sec speed 7.
Add oil and saute 2 mins, 100 deg, speed 1
Add chicken and cook 2 mins, 100 deg, reverse, speed soft.
Add remaining ingredients and cook 15 mins 100deg, reverse speed soft.

Serve on rice sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds

Tweeks

I only used 400g of chicken as only 3 people eating, kept the the sauce same and there was a nice lot of sauce.
I didn't use big heaps tablespoons of cornflour,
I used 2 garlic cloves.

Changes made by other forum members.
Uni used prawns, garlic and ginger.
People have found that there is a lot of sauce. Some froze the extra, others have had it over eggs, rice, pasta.
Judy added frozen vegies to the sauce.
Cookie1 made the sauce in the  *:. Partially cooked the chicken in a frypan and then poured the sauce over. While it finished cooking she did the rice in the thermomix.
Kulsha her comments.I also used 2 cloves of garlic and normal tablespoon of cornflour - but halved the soy sauce, water and honey to reduce the amount of sauce (kept all of the other seasonings the same), I only had a standard woollies type tray of chicken (about 500grams) - these quantities were perfect for 2 of us with some leftovers (we will fight over who will get this for lunch tomorrow) ... I kept the same cooking time - and it turned out perfect, the chicken was tender and there was still more than enough sauce for the rice and vegies. Oh and I sprinkled with a few crushed peanuts as I didn't have any sesame seeds...
Wonder suggested using the sauce as a marinade. Possibly without the cornflour. Said it was lovely as a marinade for grilled chicken.
Amy used Worcestershire sauce and soy. Added steamed peas and corn when it was cooked. She also loved it with Hokkein noodles.
Kimmy added capsicum and carrots halfway through the cooking time.
KazandCo suggested  I put some Singapore noodles in the bottom of the thermoserver then drained the sauce from the chicken, chucked the chicken ontop of the noodles then whacked the temp up to Verona, added a little more cornflour & reduced the sauce for 5 mins. Made it extra yummy! mixed it all together then sprinkled with the seeds. Next time I'll reduce the honey by a smidge.
GreyhoundMum 600 g chicken
1/2 cup frozen peas added towards the end of cook time
1/2 cup bamboo shoots
And a large handful of raw cashews.
I used slightly less honey about 100 g and a combination of dark soy, light soy and kepap manis (sweet soy)
Oh I also added 1/2 red chilli deseeded at the beginning with the ginger and garlic
Phatasafairy made considerable changes. They can be seen here.
SuzieG reduced honey and soy, added oyster sauce and Chinese 5 spice instead of paprika.
Kulsha replaced honey with 60g lemon juice for lemon soy chicken.
Kimmy made a half batch of sauce and stirred it through some vegies and hollies noodles.
Cornish Cream reduced the honey to 100g and threw in some snow peas.


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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2011, 06:19:54 am »
nice and easy. will be making this one very soon

thanks for posting
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2011, 08:54:31 am »
Me too, love simple recipes with ingredients on hand. Thanks rainbow.
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 11:05:55 am »
Thanks for this one Rainbow. Have just had a taste and it is lovely. Pretty sure it will become a regular on our menu. So easy and so yummy. Got any more like this one?? Roxy

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2011, 02:31:18 pm »
Rainbow, just wanted to let you know that this got the thumbs up from everyone - even my two fussy ones - DS - 18yr old and DD - 6 yr old. Very happy and will definitely be made again, maybe by one of my DS's.

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2011, 11:12:24 am »
Glad you enjoyed Roxy, always good when the family gives the thumbs up
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2011, 04:32:31 am »
This looks nice and easy and good for the budget. Will have this on my menu plan next week. Just looking at doing it now.

Thanks for posting.

There is only 3 of us, did you waste much sauce by halving  the chicken.

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2011, 04:45:07 am »
will be make this 2 nite DH not a fan of chicken will  be replace it with prawns

hally if you have too much sauce left over you can always pour it over rice
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2011, 04:49:31 am »
Good thinking Fundji thanks :)

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2011, 09:36:48 am »
Thumps up Rainbow made with prawns. Add 200g prawn to garlic and ginger for 1 min then cook for 5 mins only. Will freezes the left over sauce.
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2011, 10:31:07 am »
We tried it for dinner tonight. Used 2 Chicken Breasts weighing 800g all up. There was sufficient sauce for 3 Breasts that size. The sauce will get used on toast with maybe some eggs over the next day or so.

We will do this one again.
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2011, 10:51:30 am »
Should this be moved into the recipes section rather than recipe reviews??   It would be a shame if future posters missed out on this lovely looking recipe  ;) ;)

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2011, 11:03:12 am »
 you are  right katya I hadnít notice it was in the recipe review section
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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2011, 11:04:13 am »
Yum will be cooking this next week

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Re: Honey & Soy Chicken
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2011, 11:07:58 am »
I hadn't noticed either  :-)) :-)) One of our moderators may be kind enough to move it over, lock, stock and barrel.
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