Honey Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe
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Honey Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

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"I'm a new mom, and my schedule if very dependent upon our young son," relates Caroline Sperry from Shelby, Michigan. "So I like meals that can be ready in as little time as possible. This all-in-one stir-fry with a hint of sweetness from honey is a big time-saver."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli stir-fry vegetable blend
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 243 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 470mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 vegetable.


  1. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; stir-fry 1 minute. Add honey, soy sauce, salt and pepper; stir-fry 2-3 minutes longer or until chicken is no longer pink. Remove from pan.
  2. In same pan, stir-fry vegetable blend in remaining oil 4-5 minutes or just until tender. Return chicken mixture to pan. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Honey Chicken Stir-Fry in Quick Cooking September/October 2003, p14

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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britni81 224780
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2015

"This is a family favorite! My picky 7 year old loves it, my 15 month old does too, & my husband wants me to make it every week. The honey gives it a nice sweet flavor. I double the sauce & make angel hair pasta and mixed it all together, DELICIOUS!!! Super quick to make too."

jeanemed 216325
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2014

"The honey absorbed the soy sauce flavor and came off tasting bland to me. Won't make again"

ambcolgwe 215230
Reviewed Dec. 18, 2014

"We all loved this!"

cookingkid 214010
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2014

"Great quick meal - great taste - even better as a left over"

acooley 131742
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"This tasted good and went together quickly. I did double the sauce and next time, I will probably add some red pepper flakes because I would like it to have a bit of a kick."

itsheather_ 55213
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2013

"Loved this recipe! Sweet and tasty(: it's also quick to make which I love when making dinners"

knauer2 65239
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2013


Karamelpisces 56185
Reviewed Jun. 21, 2013

"My family loved it!! Be sure to double or in my case triple the sauce recipe."

Jojobenz 89389
Reviewed May. 17, 2013

"I had no low sodium soya sauce so only used 1 tbsp regular soya sauce and no salt. I used fresh veggies, added 1/4 tsp of dried red hot pepper flakes.I will double the sauce next time."

justmbeth 59849
Reviewed Mar. 15, 2013

"I did double the sauce and used fresh veggies on hand as previously suggested."

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