Easy Soy Garlic Chicken Recipe for Teens


Are you looking for a tasty and easy recipe that you can cook by yourself? Soy garlic chicken is a great choice! It’s simple to make and full of flavor, perfect for impressing your family or friends.

Recipe Details

This soy garlic chicken recipe takes about 30 minutes to cook and serves four people. It’s a quick dish that combines the rich flavors of soy sauce and the punchy taste of garlic, turning simple chicken into a delicious meal.


To make soy garlic chicken, you will need:

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation Steps

  • First, place the chicken breasts on a cutting board and pat them dry with a paper towel.
  • In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, minced garlic, honey, salt, and pepper.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Once the oil is hot, add the chicken breasts.
  • Cook the chicken for about 5 minutes on each side until it’s golden and nearly done.
  • Pour the soy garlic sauce over the chicken in the skillet.
  • Continue to cook for another 5 minutes, flipping the chicken once, until the sauce becomes sticky and the chicken is fully cooked.

Recipe Tips and Variations

  • If you like a bit of spice, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the soy garlic sauce.
  • You can also use chicken thighs instead of breasts for a juicier version.
  • Adding a splash of lime juice will give a fresh zesty taste to your dish.

Serving Suggestions

Serve your soy garlic chicken with steamed rice and vegetables like broccoli or carrots for a balanced meal. It’s also great with noodles or sliced and served over a fresh salad.

Nutritional Information

Soy garlic chicken is not only tasty but also healthy. A serving typically has about:

  • 220 calories
  • 25 grams of protein
  • 9 grams of fat
  • 8 grams of carbohydrates

This dish is a great source of protein and, when served with vegetables, provides a meal rich in various nutrients.