How to Make Delicious Hong Kong Chicken 😀

by Ciara Doyle

This is a recipe passed down from my great grandmother, to my grandmother, to my mother and now from me to you.


  • 10 Chicken pieces
  • 4 Tablespoons Honey
  • 6 Tablespoons Dark soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Corn flour
  • 2 Teaspoons Freshly chopped garlic
  • 2 Teaspoons Crushed ginger
  • 1 Pinch Salt and pepper
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Step 1: Sprinkle salt and pepper over the chicken pieces.

    Step 2

    Step 2: Using a glass bowl make a marinade mixture. Start by adding 4 tablespoons honey to the bowl.

    Step 3

    Step 3: Add 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce to mixture.

    Step 4

    Step 4: Add 2 tablespoons corn flour to mixture.

    Step 5

    Step 5: Crush fresh ginger.

    Step 6

    Step 6: Finely chop up fresh garlic cloves.

    Step 7

    Step 7: Add two teaspoons crushed ginger and two teaspoons finely chopped garlic to the mixture.

    Step 8

    Step 8: Mix ingredients together to form a marinade for the chicken.

    Step 9

    Step 9: Add the chicken pieces to the bowl.

    Step 10

    Step 10: Mix the chicken pieces and marinade together. Make sure the chicken pieces are all evenly covered with the marinade.

    Step 11

    Step 11: Seal the bowl with cling film and place overnight in fridge to ensure the chicken absorbs the flavor of the marinade.

    Step 12

    Step 12: Place the marinated chicken pieces in a metal baking pan in the oven and bake at 180 degrees centigrade for 30-40 minutes.

    Step 13

    Final step: The chicken is ready when it is golden brown in colour and the sauce is sticky. Remove from oven and serve.