Sunday, February 11, 2024

Sweet and Spicy Chicken for your Valentine

This dish is perfect for date night.....a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy....just like you hope your evening to be.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Boneless, skinless chicken thighs with honey and turmeric glaze spiced up with a bit of heat from cayenne pepper.
Christie of A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures invited us to share Date Night Dinners in preparation for Valentine's Day.  This easy dish is ready in less than 30 minutes.  I served it with steamed rice and an Asian slaw perfect for when Valentine's Day falls on a weeknight. 

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken

We are celebrating our Valentine's Day on Monday because Wednesday is the first day of our Lenten Season and we will be fasting and abstaining from meat on that day.  I hope you find some promising recipes from our event today to sweeten and spice up your date night!!!


Entrees, Chicken, Sweet, Spicy
Entrees, Chicken
Asian
Yield: 2 servings
Author: Wendy Klik
Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Boneless, skinless chicken thighs with honey and turmeric glaze spiced up with a bit of heat from cayenne pepper.
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 15 MinTotal time: 20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 4-6 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 t. ginger paste
  • 1 1/2 T. honey
  • 1 T. oyster sauce
  • 3/4 t. Turmeric
  • cayenne pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk together the garlic, ginger, honey, oyster sauce, turmeric, cayenne, and salt. Add the chicken thighs and toss to coat.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium heat. When hot add the oil. Add the chicken and cook until golden brown and slightly charred on each side and an internal temperature of 165* is reached.

Nutrition Facts

Calories

461.93

Fat (grams)

18.91 g

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.94 g

Carbs (grams)

16.05 g

Fiber (grams)

0.57 g

Net carbs

15.49 g

Sugar (grams)

13.1 g

Protein (grams)

54.96 g

Sodium (milligrams)

596.33 mg

Cholesterol (grams)

268.38 mg

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