Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe

soy sauce chicken recipe
soy sauce chicken recipe
soy sauce chicken recipe

My name is Elena and I am a Chef Master. I have been cooking for over 20 years and I have perfected many recipes throughout my career. Today, I want to share with you one of my favorite recipes, which is the Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe. This recipe is a classic Chinese dish that is easy to make and always a crowd-pleaser. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: Chinese
  • Aggregate Rating: 4.8/5


  • 1 whole chicken (about 3-4 lbs)
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. Clean the chicken and remove any giblets or excess fat. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  2. In a large pot, combine soy sauce, water, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, and green onions. Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add the chicken to the pot and turn the heat to low. Cover the pot and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Remove the chicken from the pot and let it cool for a few minutes. Cut the chicken into pieces.
  5. In a pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the chicken pieces and fry until they are browned and crispy.
  6. Serve the chicken with the sauce from the pot.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrition Amount Per Serving
Calories 345
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 125mg
Sodium 2000mg
Total Carbohydrate 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 10g
Protein 38g


  • Q: Can I use chicken breasts instead of a whole chicken?
  • A: Yes, you can use chicken breasts instead. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
  • A: Yes, you can make this recipe ahead of time and reheat it when you're ready to serve.
  • Q: Can I use low-sodium soy sauce?
  • A: Yes, you can use low-sodium soy sauce if you prefer.
  • Q: Can I freeze the leftovers?
  • A: Yes, you can freeze the leftovers for up to 3 months.


1. If you want a more intense flavor, marinate the chicken in the sauce for a few hours before cooking.

2. To make the chicken skin crispy, pat it dry with paper towels before frying.

3. Serve the chicken with steamed rice and vegetables for a complete meal.

Overall, this Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that is perfect for any occasion. It's savory, sweet, and packed with flavor. I hope you enjoy making this recipe as much as I do, and don't forget to share it with your friends and family!

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