An Indonesian dish that has a sweet and a bit sour taste, marinated in sweet soy sauce and other ingredients.
Easy to cook and delicious Sweet Soy Chicken.

Sweet soy chicken is a typical Indonesian dish that has a sweet taste from the sweet sauce. Besides Indonesia, other countries that have this food are Singapore and Malaysia. However, more precisely this food comes from Java-China. The recipe follows the production of Indonesian sweet sauce. Historically, soy sauce production was associated with Chinese influence in the archipelago. However, the Indonesian version of Javanese sweet sauce has a unique touch of its own, namely the addition of thick palm sugar. The spicy-sweet sauce chicken is the spicy version which also adds a lot of chilies. The benefit of this soy sauce chicken dish is that it can increase the body's metabolism. The content of vitamin B6 in chicken meat can encourage enzymes and the body's metabolic processes whose effects can be used to maintain healthy blood vessels, energy sources, and burn calories quickly to maintain weight. The sweet sauce is a typical Indonesian sweet black sauce that has a sweet taste that is different from other sweet sauces. The combination of the sweet sauce with Worcestershire sauce makes this sweet soy chicken taste even more delicious. Firstly, the chicken meat must be marinated with lime juice and salt. Marination is important because it will give the chicken flavor. Then the chicken meat will be cooked together with sweet sauce and other spices. To make this sweet sauce chicken, you can see the following recipes along with the steps too.

YIELDS 2 serving(s)
TOTAL TIME 45 minute(s)


  • 300g of boned breast chicken
  • 2 garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 limes
  • 3 tbsp sweet sauce
  • 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt


  • 1 lime



Marinate the breast chicken with lime and salt, leave it for 15-20 minutes.

Step 1 of cooking Sweet Soy Chicken.

Fry the chicken until brown, remove from heat.

Step 2 of cooking Sweet Soy Chicken.

Saute garlic in butter until fragrant.

Step 3 of cooking Sweet Soy Chicken.

Put in the sweet sauce, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, and fried chicken. Cook until thickened and make sure it tastes as desired.

Step 4 of cooking Sweet Soy Chicken.

Serve it on a plate, add lime juice as a complementary.

Step 5 of cooking Sweet Soy Chicken.

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