I am a total sucker for those free samples of chicken passed out at the Chinese food spots in the mall food court. You guys know what I'm talking about, don't try to pretend you've never taken a toothpick (or seven) of that yumminess. I don't even want to know what's in it as it's not exactly healthy or nutrient dense. But this Paleo Honey Garlic Chicken fits the bill AND satisfies those food court cravings. And it's super easy to make.
There are lots of variations of this recipe floating around on the web, and by lots I mean hundreds! I tried to combine all the flavors -- while eliminating the traditional soy sauce and ketchup and adding more healthy fats and garlic. Because more fat and garlic are always a good thing.
I prefer using chicken thighs over breasts, adding sesame oil, and letting it cook on low ALLLLLLL day until the meat is very dark in color and falling apart. Then I steam up some broccoli and serve the whole thing over cauliflower rice. But you can also serve the little pieces of chicken on a plate with toothpicks if you need that food court fix. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!
*DISCLAIMER -- I am not, nor will I ever be or claim to be, a recipe creator. I just like to find yummy stuff that's easy to make and share it with you guys.
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