Stir-Fry Chicken With Garlic Sauce

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 10 mins

Nice and simple. Prep time includes marinating time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine garlic, soy sauce, water, honey, 1 tablespoon oil, cornstarch and black/red pepper. Stir chicken into marinade and mix to coat.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, stirring once to twice.
  3. In large skillet, heat remaining oil.
  4. Using slotted spoon, transfer chicken to skillet. Stir-fry about 5 minutes. Add reserved marinade; continue to cook and stir about 30 seconds until thickened.
  5. Remove to platter. Garnish with green onion. Serve with snow peas, if desired.
Most Helpful

I have been searching for a good stir fry recipe to round out my asian collection. As a half asian that eats a lot of asian food I find myself often disappointed by the recipes I try... they just seem a little off. This was the most successful stir fry recipe I've tried. Like other reviewers I doubled the marinade/sauce so I could discard the marinade that had been touching raw chicken. I used sesame oil instead of veggie oil, added a dash of sriracha, and some mushrooms. I also let the sauce simmer and thicken for a minute or two. Next time I will add peanuts because the sauce reminds me of kung pao. Thanks for the recipe CoffeeMom!

Smarahcakes November 10, 2011

5 star for sure. I only used 2 half breasts but made the full sauce. I kept half separate to cook with the chicken, put it all together in the AM , stir fried it at dinner - took 10 minutes. I mixed the cornstarch with the water before adding it to the marinade.Very easy recipe to put together Delicious flavor a definate do again recipe Thanks Coffee Mom for adding to the enjoyment of my Sunday dinner 3 Dec 2010 Made again and enjoyed just as much

Bergy December 04, 2010

We made this tonight and it was really good. Next time we'll double the sauce as we like a little more sauce then what was made.

Zonga26 December 02, 2012