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Garlic Black Pepper Chicken
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Garlic Black Pepper Chicken

Tender, juicy, and buttery Black Pepper Chicken ready in less than 20 minutes! Get your rice prepared because this Garlic Black Pepper Chicken is one of the BEST recipes I’ve ever created. Combining Taiwanese night market Black Pepper sauce and sizzling chicken steak, this recipe is easy and is now my favorite way to enjoy chicken. You already have all the ingredients in the fridge, so make this Garlic Black Pepper Chicken for dinner this week; you can thank me later.
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian, Chinese, Taiwanese
Keyword: 20 Minute Recipes, Asian Food, Asian Recipes, chicken, Chicken Recipe, Chinese Food, dinner Ideas, Easy, Easy Recipes, meal prep, Night market, One Pot Dinner, QUICK RECIPES, Taiwanese Food, Taiwanese Recipes
Yield: 4 People


  • 4 piece of boneless chicken thigh with the skin on
  • Salt and Pepper to season
  • 1.5 tbsp of Butter

Black Pepper Sauce

  • 3 tbsp of Oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp of Soy Sauce
  • 0.5 tbsp of Black Pepper adjust to your spice tolerance
  • 1.5 tbsp of Garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp of Honey
  • 2.5 tbsp of Ketchup


  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • In a pan, add in oil, and turn the heat up to medium-high. Once the pan is hot, add in the chicken, skin side facing down.
  • Pan-fry the chicken for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until chicken skin is crispy and golden brown. Remove and set aside.
  • Mix black pepper, minced garlic, oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey, and ketchup in a bowl.
  • Turn the heat up to medium and add butter into the pan. Pour in the sauce and simmer for 1 minute.
  • Add the chicken back in and cook on medium-high heat for 1-2 minutes on each side.


You can adjust the amount of black pepper based on your spice tolerance.