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Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 lb. boneless + skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces (substitute with chicken breast)
  • 1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp/ baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. crushed peanuts, for garnish (substitute with sesame seeds)
  • 1 scallion, chopped, for garnish
  • neutral oil, for frying

Honey Butter Sauce:

  • 3 Tbsp. Land O'Lakes Unsalted Butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp. honey
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. soy cause
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar

Recipe Directions

  1. In a deep pot, pour neutral oil up to the halfway mark. Heat the oil to 350F/175C.
  2. In a bowl, combine chicken, soy sauce, egg, potato starch, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix together well.
  3. When the oil is ready, carefully add the battered chicken one at a time, making sure not to overcrowd the pot. Work in batches if needed.
  4. Fry for about 3-4 minutes and transfer to a wire rack or lined sheet tray. If working in batches, repeat until all the chicken is cooked.
  5. Using the same oil, increase the heat to 375F/190C. Add the cooked chicken from the first fry and fry for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown. Work in batches if needed. Transfer to a wire rack or lined sheet tray.
  6. In a pan, melt the butter then add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add the honey, soy sauce and sugar, and mix together well.
  7. Toss the chicken in the honey butter sauce, making sure it's evenly coated.
  8. Garnish with peanuts and scallions. Enjoy!

Comments & Reviews

  1. This recipe was amazing , the sauce could not be any better.

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