Sweet and Savory Delight: Honey Garlic Chicken Over White Jasmine Rice

If you're on the lookout for a delectable yet easy-to-make dinner that combines the sweetness of honey, the savory richness of garlic, and the simplicity of white jasmine rice, you're in for a treat! This Honey Garlic Chicken over White Jasmine Rice recipe is a perfect harmony of flavors that will elevate your home-cooked meal to restaurant-quality delight. Let's dive into the steps to create this mouthwatering dish.


For the Honey Garlic Chicken:

  • 1.5 pounds (about 680g) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Sesame seeds and green onions for garnish (optional)

For the White Jasmine Rice:

  • 2 cups white jasmine rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Prepare the White Jasmine Rice:

    • Rinse the jasmine rice under cold water until the water runs clear.
    • In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the rinsed rice, water, and salt.
    • Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is tender and the water is absorbed.
    • Once cooked, fluff the rice with a fork, cover, and set aside.
  2. Marinate the Chicken:

    • In a bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, ketchup, minced garlic, grated ginger, and sesame oil to create the marinade.
    • Add the bite-sized chicken pieces to the marinade, ensuring they are well-coated.
    • Allow the chicken to marinate for at least 15-20 minutes, or for more flavor, let it marinate in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours.
  3. Cook the Honey Garlic Chicken:

    • In a large skillet or wok, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
    • Add the marinated chicken pieces, reserving the marinade.
    • Cook the chicken for 6-8 minutes, or until it's browned and fully cooked.
  4. Create the Sauce:

    • Pour the reserved marinade into the skillet, stirring to combine.
    • Allow the sauce to simmer and thicken for an additional 2-3 minutes until it coats the chicken evenly.
  5. Serve Over White Jasmine Rice:

    • Spoon the honey garlic chicken over a bed of white jasmine rice on serving plates.
  6. Garnish and Enjoy:

    • Garnish with sesame seeds and sliced green onions for an extra burst of flavor and visual appeal.
    • Serve immediately and enjoy this delightful fusion of sweet and savory flavors!


This Honey Garlic Chicken over White Jasmine Rice recipe is the perfect solution for a quick and flavorful dinner that doesn't compromise on taste. Impress your family and friends with this easy-to-make yet restaurant-quality dish that's sure to become a favorite in your home-cooking repertoire. Sweet, savory, and utterly satisfying—this recipe has it all!

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Westinghouse 32cm Wok

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