Adapted Chef John's Caramel Chicken

Mike F

Succulent chicken cooked in a spicy sweet sauce creates this memorable dish!

Modified from: Chef John's Caramel Chicken

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40 m servings
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Whisk brown sugar, water, rice vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger in a bowl until brown sugar is completely dissolved, about 1 minute. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil over high heat in a skillet. Stir in chicken.
  3. Pour 1/3 cup of the brown sugar mixture over chicken; cook and stir until the brown sugar mixture has a syrup-like consistency, 6 to 7 minutes.
  4. Pour in the remaining brown sugar mixture; cook until chicken is tender and no longer pink inside, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in in peanuts, chili paste, and green onion; cook until warmed through, 2 to 3 minutes.
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  7. Suggest serving with rice


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