Asian Recipes

Chinese Honey Chicken

by TheWeekly  /   June 24, 2016

Put an asian twist on fried chicken and make your taste buds tingle with crunchy slices of Chinese honey chicken, drizzled with sweet goodness

4 Servings
Prep Time
Cook Time
Difficulty Level
1 / 5




In a large bowl, combine self-raising flour, spice and pepper. Make a well in the centre and whisk in soda water and egg until smooth.


Heat oil in a wok on medium-high, until a drop of batter sizzles when added.


Meanwhile, dust chicken pieces in cornflour, shaking off excess. Working in two batches, dip chicken in egg batter, wipe excess off and gently lower into hot oil. Deep-fry, turning with a slotted spoon, 2 to 3 mins until crisp and cooked through. Drain on a paper towel.


In a small saucepan, combine honey and peanut oil. Stir on medium heat 1 min, until runny. Pour honey mixture over hot chicken, tossing to coat well. Serve with iceberg wedges and lime slices. Accompany with Asian salad dressing, if you like

Photo: Bauer/Rob Shaw