Honey-Agave Chicken with Rice

chicken and rice

While I’m spending some time with the new baby, I’m sharing some of my older recipes that I developed for different companies over the years.

This recipe was developed for Pillsbury.com

agave chicken on white plate

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Yield: Serves 4

Honey-Agave Chicken with Rice

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cup uncooked instant white ricecup waterOil for deep fryinglarge boneless skinless chicken breasts (8 oz each), cut into 1-inch piecesteaspoon saltteaspoon peppertablespoons cornstarch1/4 cup honeytablespoon agave syrupteaspoon lemon juice1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce1/2 cup sliced green onions (4 medium)


Cook rice in water as directed on package.

In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 3 inches oil to 350°F. In large bowl, mix chicken pieces, salt, pepper and cornstarch. Toss to coat.

Carefully drop chicken, piece by piece, in hot oil. Fry 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown. Do not overcrowd pan. Drain on paper towels.

In small bowl, beat honey, agave syrup, lemon juice and Sriracha sauce with whisk. Add chicken; toss to coat.

Serve chicken over rice. Garnish with sliced green onions.

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  5 Responses to “Honey-Agave Chicken with Rice”

  1. Dean Cole — June 17, 2015 @ 4:57 am

    Looking awesome! I am already hungry arghhh.. I will definitely try this one. Love both chicken and rice so..

  2. Tina — June 17, 2015 @ 7:12 am

    Any ideas how to make the honey-agave chicken part of the recipe?

  3. Mia Tomlinson — June 17, 2015 @ 8:42 am

    @tina You could try use some mustard, honey and some spices 🙂

  4. Megan Kelly — July 10, 2015 @ 4:26 am

    It looks absolutely amazing! I like @Mia`s idea and think that dijon mustard will fit best for this recipe.

  5. Debb Clarence — August 10, 2015 @ 3:25 am

    It’s look awesome! Chicken with rice is one of the best combinations ever. I’ll try that recipе now!

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