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Honey Garlic Chicken recipe prepared in a skillet
5 from 2 votes

Skillet Honey Garlic Chicken

This simple Honey Garlic Chicken is super delicious and made with ingredients you probably already have on hand, in just one pan. Tender chicken breasts are nestled in sweet honey garlic sauce for a perfectly delicious dinner.
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  • 2 lbs chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Mix the chicken broth, honey, garlic, salt and pepper together with a whisk until the honey is dissolved and everything is evenly combined.
  • Cut the chicken breasts in half lengthwise so they are half the thickness (butterfly.) Place them in a covered container or zip top bag and pour the honey mixture over them to coat.  Let rest in the refrigerator for 10-15 minutes.
  • Heat the olive oil over high in a large skillet.  Use tongs, to place the chicken breasts in a single layer on the skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes. If there is not enough room to do a single layer, cook the chicken in 2 separate batches so they do not overlap. Flip each chicken breast over and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until there is a sear on the bottom, then pour the remaining honey mixture into the pan and bring to a boil and let cook for an additional 3-4 minutes or until the sauce starts to thicken.
  • Remove from heat and serve warm spooning additional sauce over top.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • You can cut the chicken in half, chunks, or use chicken tenderloins in lieu of full chicken breasts to cooking quicker.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for 3-4 days in the refrigerator or in the freezer for up to a month.
Dietary Considerations:
This recipe is naturally
  • Gluten free
  • Dairy free
Please check all packages of products bought to ensure compliance.
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Nutrition Information:

Serving: 5ozCalories: 240kcal (12%)Carbohydrates: 12g (4%)Protein: 32g (64%)Fat: 6g (9%)Saturated Fat: 1g (6%)Cholesterol: 97mg (32%)Sodium: 442mg (19%)Potassium: 590mg (17%)Fiber: 1g (4%)Sugar: 12g (13%)Vitamin A: 45IU (1%)Vitamin C: 3.8mg (5%)Calcium: 11mg (1%)Iron: 0.7mg (4%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)