caramel chicken
Asian, Chicken

Caramel Chicken

caramel chicken

Caramel Chicken

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Prep Time 55 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 6 serves



  • 2 tsp peanut oil
  • 800 grams chicken thing fillets thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red onion thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • Jasmine rice to serve

Pickled Cucumber

  • 2 cucumber sliced with potato peeler
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced



  • Heat oil in a wok or frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, in batches, stirring, until golden. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add onion to wok or pan. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic. Cook for 1 minute or until fragrant. Return chicken to pan.
  • Add soy sauce. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Add sugar. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is bubbling. Add fish sauce and juice. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until sauce thickens.
  • Serve with pickled cucumber and rice.

Pickled Cucumber

  • Place vinegar, sugar in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until sugar has dissolved. Transfer to a heatproof bowl.
  • Add cucumber. Stir to combine. Set aside to cool completely. Stir in onion.
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