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One-Pan Honey Garlic Chicken

One-Pan Honey Garlic Chicken

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  • 4 Chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 3/4 tsp Garlic powder, divided
  • 1/4 tsp Ground ginger
  • 2 Yellow squash, sliced into half moons
  • 2 Zucchini, sliced into half moons
  • 1/8 tsp Salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp Black pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • Dried chives, for garnish
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. Combine the garlic powder, salt and pepper and rub on all sides of the chicken.
  2. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place the thighs, skin-side down, into the pan and sear on each side for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine soy sauce, minced garlic, ketchup, honey, ginger and 1/2 tsp garlic powder in a mixing bowl.
  5. After the chicken is seared, place it in the bowl of sauce.
  6. Drain oil from the pan and wipe it clean, reduce heat to medium and place pan back on the stove.
  7. Add the butter to the pan. Once hot, add the squash, zucchini, salt, pepper and 1/4 tsp garlic powder. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Move the squash to one side of the skillet and add the thighs to the pan, skin-side down. Cover and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  9. Flip the thighs, pour the sauce over the chicken and stir the squash. Cover and cook the chicken until it is cooked through.
  10. Move chicken and squash to serving dish and top with dried chives and sesame seeds.


Recipe adapted from