Sticky Honey Sriracha Chicken

Super easy Sriracha & Honey-sweetened Chinese Chicken. It has the perfect balance between sweetness and spiciness, is ready in under 20 minutes, AND is cheaper than take out!


  • 4 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp oil, (sesame)
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp sriracha
  • 5 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • sugar pea (optional)
  • red peppers (optional)
  • crushed red pepper flakes (optional)


  1. In a small bowl whisk together 2 Tbsp cornstarch and 1 Tbsp water until dissolved.
  2. In a sauce pan over medium heat combine 1cup water, sriracha, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, sugar and honey. Stir and bring mixture to a boil.
  3. Add cornstarch mixture into your sauce and stir until thickened. Set aside.
  4. Add chicken and 1/3cup cornstarch into a plastic zip bag and seal it. Shake till your chicken dices are evenly coated with cornstarch.
  5. Add sesame oil to a pan over medium heat. Add the chicken and sauté until nicely browned and cooked through.
  6. Set chicken aside and add your vegetables to the same pan and stir-fry for a couple minutes. Add a pinch of salt.
  7. Put the chicken back into the pan, add the sauce and stir to coat.
  8. Serve over a bowl with rice or vermicelli noodles.
  9. Garnish with crushed red pepper flakes or sesame seeds.