Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Easily doubles. Serve with rice or fried rice, and stir-fried or steamed veggies for a complete meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in the wok.
  2. Add onion and stir-fry until golden.
  3. Add chicken and stir-fry until browned.
  4. Add the garlic, ginger, honey, fish sauce, soy sauce, and five-spice powder.
  5. Toss to combine.
  6. Cook until chicken is nicely glazed and heated through.
  7. Place on serving platter and garnish with cilantro sprigs.
Most Helpful

We really enjoyed this dish! Like Roosie, I had never cooked with five spice powder before (and I was going to leave it out), but thanks to her suggestion I left it in, and I am glad I did. I doubled the recipe and minced 12 cloves of garlic in my mini food processor. I used both the brown onion, and I sprinkled chopped green onions on top when it was done. I didn't find it too salty; it was perfect. I also liked how the sauce glazed up pretty quickly. I cooked it a little longer to try to cook the garlic a bit. I served it with white rice and roasted sesame broccoli. Thank you Sue L!

Leilani July 31, 2009

This is really tasty! My 'glaze' ended up being more of a sauce, because I added a bunch of veggies (peppers, broccoli, and peas). So I used cornstarch to make it a thicker sauce. Overall, a really easy to make dish that's tasty!

Jaudon September 09, 2012

This had great flavor and I'll make it again. Loved that it was so fast and easy and made with (mostly) things I had on hand. I'm not a fan of five spice powder so I didn't have any. (I added some fresh ground pepper and cinnamon instead.) But the reason I didn't give it five stars is that it was too salty for us. Still delicious though. Thanks.

Maven in the Making December 31, 2014