The Renowned Garlic Chicken Recipe – 3 Mouthwatering Options!

Last Updated on September 5, 2022

If there is one recipe everyone swears by for its flavor and tastiness, it’s this renowned garlic chicken recipe that will leave you wanting more, every time you prepare it.

Garlic chicken is a renowned recipe from all around the world because of its rich garlic flavor. You may also know this dish as garlic parmesan chicken or honey garlic chicken because you can use any kind of sauce to prepare this dish.

You can eat it with anything; garlic chicken with rice, garlic chicken on pasta, or garlic chicken in the salad. The garlic sauce is known to have a lot of health benefits that help the body look and feel better, such as:

  • Improve cholesterol levels
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduce the risk of heart diseases
  • Fights sicknesses like colds and flu by boosting the immune system
  • Contains antioxidants that slow down aging and cancer

This dish is easy to prepare, requires minimal ingredients, and can be made in many different ways depending on what suits your preferences.

Garlic Chicken Recipe (With Garlic Powder) – Option 1

Ingredients

  • 500g chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • One stick of butter
  • Several tablespoons of olive oil
  • Garlic powder 
  • Black pepper and other optional seasonings

Preparation

Step 1: Cut the chicken

Cut the chicken into pieces of your preferred size. You can use any part of the chicken, such as breasts, thighs, or legs. If you are using a whole bird, cut it into pieces that will be easy to cook.

Step 2: Season

Sprinkle garlic powder over the chicken cubes and mix until all the pieces are heavily coated.

Step 3: Cook

Heat olive oil and butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Once heated, add your garlic-seasoned chicken slices and fry them for several minutes until one side is slightly browned. Turn them over and fry the other side for a similar time, until golden brown. Ensure the meat is not pink inside and is fully cooked. Season to your taste.

Step 4: Serve

Remove from heat and serve with your choice of sides.

You can use this recipe as a base and change it up to fit your taste by adding different seasonings, using a different type of sauce, or even cooking it in the oven.

how to make honey garlic chicken

Garlic Chicken Recipe (With Garlic Cloves) – Option 2

Some people believe that fresh garlic cloves are more flavorful than powder.

Ingredients

  • 500g chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • One stick of butter
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh garlic cloves, I would suggest at least eight garlic cloves for four people
  • Black pepper and other optional seasonings of your choice, such as sea salt flakes or chili flakes

Preparation 

Step 1: Cut the chicken

Cut the chicken into pieces of your preferred size. You can use any part of the chicken, such as breasts, thighs, or legs. If you are using a whole bird, cut it into pieces that will be easy to cook.

Step 2: Make garlic paste

Crush garlic cloves to make a thick paste that you mix with your chicken cubes until all the pieces are heavily coated with garlic flavor.

Step 3: Cook

Heat olive oil and butter in a frying pan. Once hot, add your garlic-seasoned chicken pieces and fry for several minutes, or until slightly browned. Turn them over and fry the other side until golden brown. Once cooked, remove from heat.

Step 4: Serve

Serve with garlic butter sauce or garlic lemon pepper sauce.

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings – Option 3

Ingredients

  • 24 chicken wings (tips removed, drumettes and flats left whole)
  • Garlic powder, to taste
  • Onion powder, to taste
  • Italian seasoning, blend to taste
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese (shredded or grated)
  • One stick of melted butter

Preparation

Step 1: Preheat the oven

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2: Combine

In a small bowl, combine garlic powder, onion powder, and Italian seasoning blend, and set aside.

Step 3: Dip and coat

Dip the chicken wings in melted butter or margarine, then coat generously with the Parmesan cheese and the garlic powder mixture.

Step 4: Bake

Place the chicken wings on a prepared baking sheet and bake for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through; turning occasionally during cooking.

Step 5: Enjoy!

Serve immediately, or keep warm in a slow cooker and set on low heat until ready to serve. Enjoy! 

In all the above recipes, you can use any kind of sauce you like. My favorite is a garlic butter sauce – and one of the easiest too! 

Conclusion

Garlic chicken is a great way to add some flavor to your meals. It is advisable to eat garlic as it has some major health benefits. This recipe allows you to enjoy a sumptuous meal, and still get the health benefits you may need.

You can use any part of the chicken, such as breasts, thighs, or legs. If you are using a whole bird, cut it into pieces that will fit comfortably in your skillet or pan. So what garlic chicken recipe will you try first? Let us know in the comments below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chicken With Garlic Sauce Made of?

There are many different variations of garlic chicken, but most recipes call for chicken breasts that are either fried or cooked in a garlic sauce. The ingredients typically include garlic, soy sauce, honey or Parmesan cheese.

How to Make Garlic Chicken?

It's best to marinade the chicken pieces in garlic before you begin. Next, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet and cook for about five minutes per side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

How to Make Honey Garlic Chicken?

In a small bowl, whisk together honey, soy sauce, garlic powder, and black pepper. Place the chicken breasts in a slow cooker and pour the honey garlic sauce over them.

How to Make Garlic Parmesan Chicken?

To make garlic Parmesan chicken, whisk together garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, honey and mustard in a small bowl or measuring cup. Marinate the chicken pieces. Once marinated, cook in the oven with a coating of Parmesan cheese.

What is Chinese Chicken With Garlic Sauce?

Chinese garlic chicken is a popular dish made with chicken breasts that are cooked in a garlic soy sauce. The dish can also include ginger, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes for added flavor.

how to make garlic chicken

Garlic Chicken Recipe

aniasvibrantkitchen.com
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients:
  • 500 g chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • A stick of butter
  • Several tablespoons of olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Black pepper and other optional seasonings

Instructions
 

  • Preparation Method:
  • Cut the chicken into pieces of your preferred size. You can use any part of the chicken, such as breasts, thighs, or legs. If you are using a whole bird, cut it into pieces that will be easy to cook.
  • Sprinkle garlic powder over the chicken cubes and mix until all the pieces are heavily coated.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. Once heated, add your garlic-seasoned chicken slices and fry them for several minutes until one side is slightly browned.
  • Turn them over and fry the other side for a similar time, until golden brown. Ensure the meat is not pink inside, and fully cooked. Season to your taste.
  • Remove from heat and serve with your choice of sides.

Notes

You can use this recipe as a base and change it up to fit your taste by adding different seasonings, using a different type of sauce, or even cooking it in the oven.
Keyword The Renowned Garlic Chicken Recipe

 

how to make garlic chicken

Garlic Chicken Recipe

aniasvibrantkitchen.com
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

  • Ingredients:
  • 500 g chicken breasts cut into cubes
  • A stick of butter
  • Several tablespoons of olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Black pepper and other optional seasonings

Instructions
 

  • Preparation Method:
  • Cut the chicken into pieces of your preferred size. You can use any part of the chicken, such as breasts, thighs, or legs. If you are using a whole bird, cut it into pieces that will be easy to cook.
  • Sprinkle garlic powder over the chicken cubes and mix until all the pieces are heavily coated.
  • Heat olive oil and butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. Once heated, add your garlic-seasoned chicken slices and fry them for several minutes until one side is slightly browned.
  • Turn them over and fry the other side for a similar time, until golden brown. Ensure the meat is not pink inside, and fully cooked. Season to your taste.
  • Remove from heat and serve with your choice of sides.

Notes

You can use this recipe as a base and change it up to fit your taste by adding different seasonings, using a different type of sauce, or even cooking it in the oven.
Keyword The Renowned Garlic Chicken Recipe