Chicken recipes

Chinese Honey Chicken

Chinese Honey Chicken is a light and crispy tempura-battered fowl dish tossed with a sweetened honey sauce made with just 6 total ingredients in 20 mins!

Chinese Honey Chicken

Chinese Honey Chicken


  • 4 large egg whites
  • 3/4 cup cornstarch (or Mochiko Sweet Rice Flour)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 pound chicken breast, cut into 1 inch thin chunks
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk


Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

  1. In a large bowl add the egg whites and whisk until foamy (1-2 minutes) before whisking in the cornstarch and water until combined and finally folding in the chicken.

  2. Heat three inches of oil on medium-high heat (to 350 degrees) in a large pot and add the chicken pieces in 2 batches frying until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per batch.

  3. In a large bowl mix the mayonnaise, honey, and sweetened condensed milk then toss the just fried chicken into it just before serving.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 6 servings, Amount per serving: 349 calories, Calories: 349g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 19g, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 58mg, Sodium: 253mg, Potassium: 347mg, Sugar: 15g, Vitamin A: 55g, Vitamin C: 1.1g, Calcium: 23g, Iron: 0.5g

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