Step aside, chocolate/peanut butter because there’s a new food combo in town. That’s right, folks: the honey/Sriracha combo has arrived and it’s here to stay. Smother your chicken in it or throw it into a taco, and I guarantee your quality of life will drastically improve.

Honey Sriracha Chicken Tacos

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:20 minutes
  • Servings:6
  • Medium


  • 1 lb boneless chicken thigh meat; cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 6 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup water + 2 tbs cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup cornstarch for coating
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • vegetable oil for frying
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  • Step 1

    Pour about 1 inch of oil into your frying pan and bring it to a medium heat.

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  • Step 2

    While that’s heating up, coat your chicken first in the egg, then into the cornstarch for ultimate frying results.

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  • Step 3

    Once your oil’s all revved up and ready to go, add your chicken and fry for a few minutes, or until the chicken is a golden-brown color.

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  • Step 4

    In another saucepan, add the goods. AKA the honey, Sriracha, garlic powder, soy sauce, and onion powder. Turn the saucepan to low heat.

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  • Step 5

    Add the cornstarch/water mix into the saucepan. Make sure to completely dissolve cornstarch into water before adding!!!! Then bring to a low boil and wait for the sauce to thicken.

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  • Step 6

    Bring back the main attraction, AKA the chicken, and coat it until it’s lookin’ dank.

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  • Step 7

    Finally, bring in your favorite type of taco shell and toppings, add the chicken, and voila! Honey Sriracha chicken tacos, y’all.

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