Monday, 10 August 2015

Sweet, Sticky and Spicy Chicken


Sweet brown sugar mixed with honey, salty soy sauce, garlic and spicy Tobasco combined to make his flavored dishes.
Yesterday, 9 August was the day that Singaporeans celebrated Singapore’s 50th Birthday.  Hubby is NSmen.  He was been deployed at Padang to mitigate consequences that may arise at the National Day Parade crowd.  He was happy to be part of this special and unforgettable SG50 celebration, and me, was proud of him too.
I was at home with my younger boy.  Since it’s just 2 of us at home, I decided to try out this dish, which I have chanced upon on internet.
It smelled good, looked good and tasted great!  My boy and I were absolutely satisfied with just a bowl of rice to go with it and we were eating in front of the TV, watching the ‘LIVE’ National Day Parade. Wow!  The fireworks were so spectacular!

Recipe adapted from
Happy Cooking for Little Thumbs Up!


1 tbsp     Brown sugar
2 tbsp     Honey
¼ cup     Soy sauce (I find it bit too salty, should reduce)
2 tsp       Chopped fresh ginger root
2 tsp       Chopped garlic
2 tbsp     Hot sauce (I don’t have chilli paste so I used Tabasco)
Salt and pepper to taste
4             Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves.
               Cut into ½ inch strips
1 tbsp     Vegetable oil (I used Canola Oil)

Mix together brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and hot sauce (Tabasco) in a small bowl.

Lightly salt and pepper the chicken strips.

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.  Add chicken strips and brown on both sides, about 1 minute per side.  

Pour the sauce over the chicken.  Simmer uncovered until the sauce thickens.  About 8-10mins.

This is another dish which uses brown sugar and I’m sharing this post by linking it to August Little Thumbs Up, which the theme is Molassses and Brown Sugar. 

 I really really like this event which is organised by Zoe (Bake For Happy Kids); Doreen(My little favourite DIY) and for August, it is hosted by Jess (Bakericious)


  1. Can give me a bowl of rice to go with this dish? yum yum.

  2. Yummy ! So flavourful & tasty ... definitely will eat more steamed rice :D

  3. Hi Amy,

    Your husband looks very smart in his uniform. No wonder you are so proud of him!

    Good that you and your son had this opportunity to explore this fantastic recipe. This sticky sweet chicken looks yummy!


  4. This looks so delicious!!!! I gotta ask my mum to make it though, because I'm so lazy.