Sensational Sweet Braised Chicken

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Caramel chicken is an easy recipe that can be made quickly. In light of that, it makes a great midweek meal. I often serve it up as my Wednesday special; although, it can be served any day of the week. The sauce is simply delightful served up over a bed of steaming hot rice.

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Sensational Sweet Braised Chicken

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 20 mins Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 410
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Sweet braised chicken has a sweet Asian twist. It is made with a simple combination of ingredients and can be on the table in 30 minutes. Be sure and try this as your midweek meal. 



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  1. Add the brown sugar and water to a pan over medium high heat. Stir for a minute or so until it thickens and begins to caramelize. 

  2. Add the chicken in and stir until coated with the sugar. 

  3. Add in the garlic, fish sauce, and pepper. Stir and fry until the chicken is no longer pink. 

  4. Add the chicken stock in, lower the heat, and allow it to simmer, flipping occasionally, for about 25 minutes.

  5. Serve over a bed of steaming hot rice. Garnish with the green onions and enjoy your sweet braised chicken in 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 410kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.5g3%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Cholesterol 55mg19%
Sodium 162mg7%
Potassium 420mg12%
Total Carbohydrate 5.5g2%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 23.6g48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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