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This Paleo Sticky Honey Chicken is a perfect, quick meal for busy weeknights. It takes little time to make, and is a delicious soy-free, gluten-free meal!
Video for this Recipe: https://youtu.be/JQ99yAD3INg
I hope everyone had a great weekend! It was HOT here in Texas, and I did have to be outside for a good chunk of the day in my combat uniform at drill. Boy was I happy to return to the AC afterwards!
This is one of my favorite recipes to cook on busy weeknights because it’s super tasty and doesn’t take very long to make. It’s so easy, and it’s delicious!
This is also great when I’m craving Chinese food. I can’t have typical Chinese food because I’m allergic to soy, and gluten doesn’t sit well in my stomach. This is a great meal that has that sweet and tangy flavor without the gluten or soy sauce!
This Paleo sticky Honey Chicken usually only takes me 15-20 minutes to make, which makes it a perfect meal to cook on the weeknights that I don’t get home until later in the evening. You can eat this as is, or serve it over cauliflower rice, or regular rice–if you can tolerate it. I find that my body responds okay to rice, so I usually serve this over some Jasmine or Basmati rice that I have already cooked along with some steamed broccoli.
- 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1/4 cup tapioca flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup coconut aminos
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1 Tbsp coconut oil
- green onions sliced
- 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
Into a mixing bowl, add the tapioca starch, salt and pepper. Dice the chicken into bite-sized pieces and add them into the bowl. Toss until the chicken is evenly coated with the mixture.
Add the honey, coconut aminos, garlic powder and ginger to a bowl and whisk until thoroughly combined.
Heat the coconut oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes on each side, until it is lightly browned.
Add the sauce to the pan and lower the heat, and cook that until the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through, about 5 more minutes. Remove from heat.
Top with sliced green onions and sesame seeds and serve as desired. Enjoy!
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