For four people you will need:
500gms of Chicken breast or chicken thighs ~ skin on preferably.
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 small red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped6 pieces of crystallised ginger, finely chopped1 tablespoon of dark brown sugar1 small shallot, finely chopped ( or half an onion)
1 tablespoon of Honey1 cup of Chicken Stock
Either finely chop and place in a blender all the marinade ingredients.Rub into the whole chicken pieces, place in a non-reactive bowl and leave covered in the refrigerator to marinate for 30 minutes to one hour.
Take the chicken pieces out of the marinade.
Smear a large frypan with oil ~ heat up till hot and place chicken pieces skin side down and fry hot an quick until browned well. ~ turn over and brown the other side.
Remove chicken pieces from panOn a medium heat add the honey, stir through and then add the chicken stockand the residual marinade from the bowl.Bring to simmer ~ return the chicken skin side and gently simmer until cooked throughUsually only about 15 minutes.
Serve on rice with the residual cooking liquid, reduced if necessary as the accompaniment sauce.