5 UNboring CHICKEN DINNER Recipes (Healthy) | HONEYSUCKLE


hey busy bees are you guys tired of the same bland and uninspiring chicken recipes I know I am today I have five unborn how fish go to chicken recipes that’ll keep you wanting more go ahead and give this video a thumbs up and don’t forget to subscribe below for more interesting meal ideas and we’ll go ahead and get started with my first recipe which is a healthier take on the classic orange chicken I like to chicken breasts into a bowl I’ve already cut these into small cubes then I’ll add 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch the cornstarch will make our chicken nice and tender I’ll give it a good mix and I’ll let it marinate for about 15 minutes while I work on our sauce so I’m making an orange juice slurry I’m adding 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to half a cup of orange juice and we’ll mix until the cornstarch dissolves then in my medium saucepan I’ll add a drizzle of olive oil then I’ll add 2 cloves of minced garlic 1 teaspoon of minced ginger stir fry it up and let it get nice and fragrant next I’ll add 2 tablespoons of honey this will add a beautiful sweetness 2 tablespoons of soy sauce our slurry and give it a good mix keep it mixing keep it moving and then add 1 tablespoon of rice wine vinegar this will really bring out the tang it is in our orange juice now I’ll just slowly mix everything until the sauce becomes nice and translucent this is because of the cornstarch see how it’s thickening up once it’s pretty much done I’m gonna add a quarter of a teaspoon of sesame oil to give it a nice Sheen give it another mix and I’ll remove it from heat and now we’re ready to cook our chicken in a large pan I’ll add a generous amount of oil add our chicken and we’ll pan fry it for about 5 to 10 minutes until the chickens cook through the cornstarch will stick to the and but don’t worry once you add the sauce back in it’ll be clays the pan and lift everything up it’ll add extra flavor once it’s pretty much done I’m gonna add the sauce our orange glaze make sure each and every chicken piece is coated give it a quick toss and I like serving my orange chicken in a rice bowl some brown rice and steamed veggies let’s get a generous helping here this makes about four servings garnish it with some sesame seeds and what our two slices of orange and let’s dig in open wide so what’d you guys think of the healthier version of orange chicken I love it in a rice bowl and this would make the perfect meal prep for the week all right next up I have a healthier version of the chicken fingers or chicken nuggets so I have two chicken breasts that I’ve cut into strips now I’m just gonna lightly seasoned it with some kosher salt and it’s really easy guys you just dip the chicken into some hummus I have about a cup of hummus here and I’m using spinach artichoke hummus and then I dunk that peas into some panko and that’s it I’ll work on the rest of the pieces and I’ll just lay them onto a baking sheet and when I’m ready I’ll bake them off in the oven at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes or until they’re golden brown I like to serve these guys with the salad today we’re having caprese mozzarella tomato basil so fresh pears so nicely with this hummus chicken all right let’s show you how crisp it crack it is I’ll take a bite look at the steam you get so many different layers the hummus gives this meal extra protein and it really walks in all the flavor and juices from the chicken mmm all right next up I have something even easier than a sheet pan meal I’m cooking everything in a foil packet we’re making Italian chicken with veggies and a packet I have 1 teaspoon of Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons of honey 1 teaspoon of Italian seasoning 1 clove of minced garlic 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce this will be our yummy glaze mix it well mix mix mix can’t believe I haven’t said that yet all right now on a baking sheet I’ll lay down a sheet of foil add a raw chicken breast season it with a little bit of salt add whatever veggies you’d like I have green beans carrots potatoes these are my favorite but broccoli zucchinis sweet potatoes those would be good too all right now we’ll add about a tablespoon of that glaze onto the chicken and then grabbing each ends of the foil I’ll just carefully wrap everything to lock in the moisture all right and then just rinse repeat with the next one this sauce will cover about four chicken breasts all right now I’ll just bake it in the oven at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes now check this out guys check this out look at that oh man it smells so good the chicken is so tender and juicy because all the moisture was locked in during the cooking process and then the potatoes Oh potatoes are my favorite baking everything in this pouch really locks in the flavor to man with this meal you can make several and just eat them heat them up as you go all right the next one is my spin on the tandoori chicken without the clay oven but just as flavorful in a bowl I’ll add half a cup of plain yogurt one teaspoon of freshly minced ginger 1 clove of garlic minced half a teaspoon of paprika 1 teaspoon of turmeric 1 teaspoon of cumin 1 teaspoon of garam masala juice from half a lemon and mix it up all the spices give it such a beautiful color and love this yellow hue now I’ll season two chicken breasts with a little bit of salt you can use chicken thigh if you want to I’ll completely submerge them and I’ll let them marinate for about an hour if you can let them marinate overnight so once you’re ready to cook them just add the chicken breast to a baking sheet covered with foil and pop them in the oven on the rack closest to the heat at 450 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes until they’re nice and charred for me I like serving them on top of brown rice with some green beans I’ll garnish my chicken with some cilantro and I have some raita which is dill yogurt and cucumber to make a cooling sauce [Music] look so yummy it smells incredible I like covering it with a little bit of right there the right to here really cools everything down and the chicken has so much flavor I really really recommend you trying this all right finally this is a very light meal if you guys are feeling like you want something just clean this is my ginger scallion poached chicken I have two chopped scallions that’ll add to a bowl along with one tablespoon of minced ginger a little bit of salt and 1 tablespoon of cooking oil make sure the cooking oil is hot give it a stir and I’ll just let it sit to develop the flavor in a big pot I’ll add two scallions roughly chop about 6 slices of ginger 4 cups of chicken broth let it get hot I’ll bring it to a boil and once it’s boiling I’ll add my chicken breasts in I’ll make sure they’re completely submerged and then I’ll turn the heat down to low and I’ll simmer them flipping them halfway through for about 20 minutes or until they reach 160 degrees this looks good they’re gonna continue cooking even after you take them out I’ll set the chicken aside and then I’m gonna skim off any scum from the broth it’s like I’m like a pool boy cleaning the water okay so to serve I have some rice and I like to top it with some kimchi sliced tomatoes and cucumbers for a fresh crunch and our poached chicken that I’ve already sliced finally I’ll just top our chicken medallions with that ginger scallion sauce and on the side I have a cup of our broth that I’ll garnish with some cilantro and green onions this is such a healthy and comforting meal because we poached our chicken it’s so tender and juicy that’s the name of the game here guys no dry chicken this was my twist on the classic Hainan chicken and I think it turned out pretty well all right guys which chicken dish looked the most delicious and which one would you actually try making also if there’s a favorite chicken recipe that you love I would love to know about it in the comments below also you guys I have exclusive content that I’m always testing recipes and making 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  1. Can you do a salted egg series? Salted egg dishes and snacks are a craze here in Malaysia and Singapore at the moment.

  2. They all looks delicious, but I'm going to start with the Poached Hainan Chicken. I've been craving some light meals lately.

  3. The orange chicken is a must for next week’s lunch. The foil packets would be great to serve to company. Thanks!

  4. loving this video so much, as I'm having chicken breast more frequently at the moment, this video is definitely helpful. Really interested in trying out the 1st recipe, Orange Chicken, one day soon, at the first look, I thought it's Teriyaki but it wasn't :D.
    Except the fact that I can't do 2 of them since it's a bit hard for me to find hummus in my country and I can't tolerate dairy products 🙁 Anyway, still loving them all.
    Keep going Dzung, loving this kind of video, healthy dishes with 1-ingredient cooking different ways

  5. I love your recipes. I'll definitely gonna try chicken tandoori & poached chicken breasts next time. Orange chicken is one of my favourite chicken dishes. Gosh they all look great!

  6. My gosh! All the chicken looked so good! Makes me cry that I an currently on a no chicken diet because of an allergic reaction. Once this is lifted definitely trying these all out! Awesome recipes as always!!! 😍👌🏻

  7. All these recipes look delicious! I never would have thought to coat chicken in hummus. I'm going to try that out this week. I also love poached chicken idea with scallion sauce. It's amazing to me once you start eating clean, how much simple flavors intensify to your tastebuds and you can really enjoy the natural tastes of the ingredients you are using. I'm really going to enjoy trying some of your recipes out. Thank you! Lotsa Love from Texas!

  8. Thank-You for this video. I tend to eat a lot of chicken and fish and I'm always looking for a new way to cook chicken. Also I wanted to ask where do you find the cute dishes that you use?

  9. All of these sound so interesting! I'm going to make all of them. I'll probably make the hummus chicken first because I have some hummus that needs to be used up.

  10. Thank you so much for these recipes. Very budget friendly and useful. I think I'll try orange chicken first

  11. These all look so delicious and I want to try all of them 🙂 Thanks for sharing I love your tutorials! I also want to try your kimchi pancake recipe. You have so many great recipes!!

  12. Can u please search on Pakistan food items as a healthier version plzzzz especially on biryani meanzz for dieterzzz plzzzz answer Mee and I'm your big fan from Pakistan 👏👏👏

  13. i never thought you could coat chicken in humus before baking in oven. This will definitely add some extra proteins for post work out meal. I,m definitely gonna try this. Thank you for not making chicken dinner boring. You're amazing Honeysuckle

  14. I've been needing some good chicken recipes, especially since my mom and I are on a health kick. Thanks for this! 😃

  15. Yay for more ways to cook chicken! These all look tasty and the chicken is not dry. I always seem to steer clear of chicken breast because I tend to dry them out when cooking them. I will have to try some of these when I’m off my diet.

  16. I made the hummus chicken and it was so delicious! Your recipes are perfection. Thanks for sharing!

  17. Hey Guys!! If your chicken breast is on the larger side, be sure to add a few more minutes to the cooking process. I did mine based on a smaller sized piece, so 15-17 min. worked for me. If it's any larger than that, I recommend going up to 20-22 minutes! Let me know how the recipes worked out for you!!! xx

  18. Definitely going to make Poached Hainan Chicken, plus I love Kimchi👍✨What a great recipe, thank you!

  19. i made the orange chicken and it was really good i gave a plate of it to my 4 year year old niece the pickiest person ever and she ate it up, although the green beans that i made with it was not as welcomed but over all a really good and delicious recipe.

  20. Where did you get your cute striped trivet? 🙂
    Love these recipes btw I'm always out of ideas with chicken so this is very helpful and exciting!
    I'll most likely try the orange chicken & the foil packets!

  21. I loveee the orange chicken recipe! Thank you so much 😃 I'm getting bored with the usual teriyaki chicken so it's time to change! 😂

  22. Last night was the first night of ramadan. I made your scallion and ginger chicken because it seemed like it would be delicious and clean and easy on the stomach. It did NOT disappoint. The chicken was so juicy and so mildly but sufficiently spiced with that scallion and ginger oil. And that broth to go along with it was so comforting. I even did a tomato and cucumber salad and a side of kimchi. You have yet to disappoint me. Im a believer. Thanks so much for all your hard work. It doesnt go unappreciated. Much love, ijlaal.

  23. I like all of them!! 🙈🙈 but I especially like the chicken tenders one for I have a growing toddler.. Lol 👧 do you think u could do a series of kid/toddler friendly snacks and meals as well as desserts .. 💜💜 wish more people would know abt u and would subscribe..

  24. God i Love your Videos. Thank you for motivating me every day to try new recipes and to eat healthy. greetings from Germany!

  25. Made the Orange chicken and the Hummus chicken! They tasted great!!! This is pretty amazing to me because I tend to do terribly the first time I try a recipe xD

  26. I tried the chicken finger recipe so far. My entire family loved these chicken fingers. I loved them, they satisfied the crisp factor for me. Delicious. Thank you for the recipe.

  27. I loved the poached chicken. I would definitely try that. Loved the added benefit of having chicken soup as a side dish! 😄

  28. I made the orange chicken last night and it was so delicious! Definitely going to be one I will be making often 🙂

  29. I'm trying the orange chicken recipe today! (Actually the full bowl 😋). So excited as it looks super good and easy! 🤗

    Edit: This recipe is amazing! Will keep this on our menu for good. Thank you!

  30. I'm making the foil packets chicken tonight; however, I noticed 400 degrees wasn't fully cooked for larger pieces of chicken how long should you cook ?

  31. The Orange chicken is my favorite! I'll try to convince my mom to let me make it for dinner one day!

  32. hi! can you please share what brand of meat thermometer was used during this video? love these weeknight meals but having a hard time with certain chicken dishes when checking for that balanced taste and texture. thanks!

  33. Lol "pop it it on the rack closest to the heat" I only have one rack!!! No matter what i want i only have one option… One day i'll buy a bigger oven 🙂

  34. I just tried the Hainan Chicken and it was PERFECT!!! So flavorful and clean at the same time. Thank you so much, Dzung!! I will be using it weekly from now on. Everyone else: YOU MUST TRY IT!!!

  35. Hehehehe "I'm like a pool boy…" I just love all of your off-the-cuff hilarity. You're always so spontaneously comedic! Love your vids!
    💜💜 Xo from Portland Oregon

  36. Your tops you wear in your videos are always so pretty!! Where do you get them? You are my favorite cooking channel to watch!

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