It is undeniable that Chinese Honey Chicken and the American chicken nuggets with honey dipping sauce have one thing in common. It is popular, makes a great finger food and can easily please everyone of all ages, even the most picky eaters, like kids. So, how do you like yours? A drive-thru, buying them frozen from the store, visit your favorite Chinese restaurant, or make it at home with a great and easy recipe?
The answer is simple. Make the honey chicken with my easy recipe!
Just like Sweet and Sour Chicken, Orange Chicken, General Tso’s Chicken and other well known Chinese-American favorites, honey chicken is no different. The recipe is fairly simple using chicken bites, fried, and lightly coated in a sweet honey glaze and garnished with toasted sesame seeds. The essential ingredient to an awesome honey chicken is the texture from the fried batter and the flavoring of the sauce. Up to now, I’m surprised as to why honey chicken is hardly available on any regular Chinese takeout menus. However, honey chicken has indeed gained quite a name, especially at the local Chinese buffet restaurants here in the United States. And when I do go visit one, this is usually one of my favorite picks. Well, I’m a big kid at heart, who, occasionally loves her finger licking good honey chicken.
So, what is your favorite food at the Chinese buffet? To make your favorite Chinese takeouts at home, click out my comprehensive Chinese recipes.
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