Crunchy Garlic and Honey Chicken

Crunchy Garlic and Honey Chicken

This recipe for crunchy chicken breasts is easy and tasty and is bound to become a family favourite.


4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, sliced or pounded out into 1cm thickness

1tsp ground thyme

1tbsp paprika

1/2tsp cayenne pepper

1tsp ground sage

1/2tbsp ground nutmeg

2tsp black pepper

2tsp salt

1 cup flour

11/2tbsp ground ginger

4 eggs whisked with 8tbsp water

3 minced cloves garlic

Dipping Sauce

2tbsp olive oil

1 cup honey

1tsp ground black pepper

¼ cup soy sauce

Canola oil


  1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Sift together the ginger, thyme, black pepper, nutmeg, sage, paprika, flour, salt and cayenne pepper.
  2. Dip the chicken breasts into the spice and flour mix, then into the egg wash. Repeat this process to create a double coat.
  3. On medium heat, heat a skillet with approximately 1 cm of canola oil and gently fry the chicken breasts for four or five minutes on each side until golden and crispy. Drain on a wire rack.
  4. Make the honey garlic sauce by cooking the olive oil with the garlic in a saucepan over medium heat until softened. Add the soy sauce, black pepper and honey and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Serve sauce with the chicken.

Serves 4