GeoHoney-Ginger Chicken Bites

GeoHoney-Ginger Chicken Bites

This one is a definite mood lifter!

These bite-sized chicken bites are soaked in a mixture of garlic, soy sauce, ginger, citrus, and that wonderful ingredient we call honey.

The marinade is then reduced and used to glaze the chicken.

Ingredients – a total of 16 items:


  • 2/3 cup of Kashmiri honey
  • 2 tablespoons of minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon of grated orange rind
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 & 1/4 pounds of chicken thighs (skinless, boneless and cut into bite-sized pieces – around 16 thighs)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons of water
  • 2 teaspoons of sesame seeds (toasted - optional).

Preparation – a total of 6 steps:


Step 1

Combine the first 9 ingredients in a large zipped-top plastic bag, seal it and shake well.

Add the chicken; seal the bag and toss to coat.

Refrigerate the ingredients inside the bag for at least 2 hours or even better let it stary overnight, while turning occasionally, to fully marinate

Step 2

Preheat oven to 425°Celsius.

Step 3

Remove the chicken from the plastic bag, reserving the marinade.

Then arrange the chicken in a single layer on the rack of a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.

Sprinkle salt and pepper on the chicken.

Bake it 425° for 20 minutes, stirring it once.

Step 4

While the chicken being cooked, strain the marinade through a sieve into a bowl then discard the solids from it.

Place the marinade in a saucepan then bring it to a boiling point.

Cook for 3 minutes and skim the solids from the pan’s surface.

Combine cornstarch and water in a small bowl then stir with a whisk.

Add cornstarch mixture to the pan then stir it with a whisk, post which, cook it for one minute.

Remove away from the heat and pour the glaze into a large bowl.

Step 5

Preheat the broiler.

Step 6

Add the chicken to the glaze, toss it all well to coat.

Place the chicken mixture on a jelly roll pan, let it broil for 5 minutes, until it’s browned, stir it twice.

Lastly, sprinkle sesame seeds on it, if desired.

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