77GREATFOOD Recipes ONE-POT CHICKEN BREASTS IN CHINESE BROWN SAUCE

ONE-POT CHICKEN BREASTS IN CHINESE BROWN SAUCE


Why settle for takeout when these One-Pot Chicken Breasts in Chinese Brown Sauce are so much better? This one-pot wonder calls for clean flavoring agents like honey, olive oil, and scallions to add subtle sweetness and a juicy crunch. The chicken is cooked in a flavorful mixture of broth, soy sauce, and seasonings, and then transferred to a thicker slurry and cooked to perfection. The dish yields warm, succulent chicken with a tender consistency that falls off the bone and melts in your mouth. Pair this protein-packed meal with any salad or vegetable dish and for a delectable dinner.

INGREDIENTS:

4 (4-6 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup lite (low sodium) soy sauce
3 tablespoons honey
1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1 1/2 cups vegetable or chicken broth, divided
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch

DIRECTIONS:

Flatten the chicken breasts with the bottom of a pan or cup. Pepper chicken breasts on both sides. In a pan over medium heat, brown chicken breasts in olive oil on both sides, for about 3 minutes per side.

Whisk together honey, soy sauce, and 1 cup of the broth and olive oil in a bowl. Add to the pot with the chicken and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, until cooked through …

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