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Extra crispy chicken pieces drizzled with an amazing creamy sweet chili sauce.
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Bang Bang Chicken (inspired by recipe on DamnDelicious.net)

Bang Bang Chicken is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. It features extra crispy chicken bites drizzled with an amazing creamy sweet chili sauce. On top of that, it’s quick and easy to prepare!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Drying Time for Chicken10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 618kcal
Author: Chula King

Ingredients

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce or more for a hotter taste

For the Chicken:

  • 8 to 10 ounce boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce or more for a hotter taste
  • 1 cup Panko
  • 3/4 cup vegetable oil

Instructions

For the Sauce:

  • Whisk together the mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, honey, and hot sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.

For the Chicken:

  • Whisk together buttermilk, flour, cornstarch, egg, hot sauce, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Working one at a time, dip the chicken into the buttermilk mixture; dredge in Panko, pressing to coat. Let dry on wax paper for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Working in batches, add chicken to skillet and cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 5 to 6 minutes. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate.
  • Serve drizzled with sweet chili sauce, and extra sauce on the side. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutrition

Calories: 618kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 53g | Saturated Fat: 35g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 633mg | Potassium: 69mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1.1mg