2 large garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup honey
2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
1/4 cup green onion, chopped


1  Combine garlic, soy sauce, water, honey, 1 tablespoon oil, cornstarch and black/red pepper. Stir chicken into marinade and mix to coat.
2  Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours, stirring once to twice.
3  In large skillet, heat remaining oil.
4  Using slotted spoon, transfer chicken to skillet. Stir-fry about 5 minutes. Add reserved marinade; continue to cook and stir about 30 seconds until thickened.
5  Remove to platter. Garnish with green onion. Serve with snow peas, if desired.

source:   http://www.food.com/recipe/stir-fry-chicken-with-garlic-sauce-151177