Kumquat Chicken Recipes


Kumquat chicken is a delicious and tangy dish that combines the unique flavor of kumquats with tender chicken. The citrusy notes of the kumquats perfectly complement the savory chicken, creating a delightful and refreshing meal. This recipe is quick and easy to make, making it perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion.

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup kumquats, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper, then add them to the skillet. Cook for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, add the minced garlic and sliced kumquats. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, until the kumquats start to soften.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, soy sauce, cornstarch, and chicken broth.
  7. Pour the sauce mixture into the skillet with the kumquats and garlic. Stir well to combine.
  8. Return the chicken breasts to the skillet, nestling them into the sauce.
  9. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce has thickened.
  10. Remove from the oven and let the chicken rest for a few minutes before serving.
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