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Skillet Sticky Chicken

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Author: Michelle De La Cerda
Skillet Sticky Chicken ~ A quickly made glaze, pan seared chicken and this sticky sweetness will have your family begging for this dish often.


  • 2 lbs chicken; cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup peach or apricot jam/preserves
  • 1 clove garlic; minced/grated
  • 2 tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp . Sriracha
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt/peper; to taste +/-


  1. Mix or whisk all the sauce ingredients together.
  2. Place chicken in a large bowl or zip-seal bag and add two tablespoons of sauce, mix the sauce into the chicken, and allow to sit for about 30 minutes.
  3. When ready to cook, add two tablespoons of oil once the skillet is hot.
  4. Place the chicken in the pan and get a good sear, cook for about 2 minutes, then flip.
  5. Baste the newly flipped side and then flip again after the initial 2-minute sear on the raw side, continue to baste then flip through the entire cooking process which is 7-10 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chicken.
  6. Serve and Enjoy.