This crispy honey garlic chicken recipe is a delightful combination of crispy chicken coated in a sweet and savory honey garlic sauce. The chicken is perfectly seasoned and cooked to golden perfection, then tossed in a sticky, flavorful sauce that will leave you craving for more.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • The crispy coating on the chicken adds a satisfying crunch to each bite.
  • The honey garlic sauce strikes the perfect balance between sweet and savory flavors.
  • This recipe is easy to make and perfect for a delicious weeknight dinner.


  • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in half lengthwise and pounded to an even thickness to make four cutlets
  • 2 large eggs, beaten + 1 tbsp water
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika (regular paprika can be used if smoked is not available)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

Honey Garlic Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch + 3 tbsp cold water


  1. In a saucepan, combine soy sauce, honey, and garlic. Stir until well blended.
  2. Heat the mixture over medium heat until it starts to boil.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix cold water and cornstarch until smooth.
  4. Pour the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan and stir until thickened. Remove from heat.
  5. In a bowl, combine flour, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
  6. In another bowl, whisk together water and eggs.
  7. Dip each chicken slice into the egg wash, then coat with the flour mixture.
  8. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  9. Fry the chicken pieces for about 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  10. Toss the fried chicken in the honey garlic sauce until well coated.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy the delicious crispy honey garlic chicken!


Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave until heated through.

Recipe Tips:

  • For extra crispiness, you can double-coat the chicken by dipping it back into the egg wash and flour mixture.
  • Adjust the amount of cayenne pepper based on your spice preference.
  • Serve the crispy honey garlic chicken with steamed rice or vegetables for a complete meal.

Enjoy this flavorful and satisfying crispy honey garlic chicken dish that is sure to become a family favorite!

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