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Honey tea chicken

5
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This chicken is poached in honey, ginger, chilli and freshly brewed tea - delicious!

Ingredients

Black tea

1 cup(s)

Honey

2 tbs

Soy sauce

2 tbs

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, (birdseye), small, deseeded, thinly sliced

Fresh ginger

2 tsp

Skinless chicken breast

540 g, (buy 600g), fat trimmed

Instructions

  1. Combine tea, honey, soy sauce, garlic, chilli and ginger in a deep non-stick frying pan over high heat. Bring to the boil.
  2. Add chicken. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, turning occasionally, for 14–16 minutes or until cooked through. Transfer chicken to a plate. Cover chicken with foil and set aside to rest for 5 minutes before slicing thinly.
  3. Meanwhile, boil tea mixture for 5 minutes or until reduced. Serve chicken drizzled with sauce.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed Asian greens, such as baby bok choy, plus extra sliced chilli (if desired) and steamed jasmine rice.