Crispy Asian Chicken Bites

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Crispy Tender Asian Chicken Bites. Baked and Smothered in a sweet and spicy Asian inspired sauce.

Ingredients

Crispy Asian Chicken Bites

  • 8 ounces chicken breast cubed
  • 1/4 cup flour all purpose flour
  • 1 whole egg whisked
  • 3/4 cup panko breadcrumbs

Sweet and Spicy Asian Sauce

  • 1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons sriracha
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions

Crispy Asian Chicken Bites

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Start by breading your chicken. Begin with flour, egg and then panko breadcrumbs.
  3. Line chicken onto a greased baking sheet (I use a bit of oil to grease my baking sheet.)
  4. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes until fully cooked.
  5. Take chicken out of the oven and toss with the Sweet and Spicy Asian Sauce.
  6. Top with scallions and sesame seeds for garnish if desired. Serve immediately as an appetizer or with rice to make it a meal.

Sweet and Spicy Asian Sauce

  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan.
  2. Add garlic and saute for one minute.
  3. Add in honey, soy sauce, red pepper flakes, sesame seeds, sriracha and sesame oil. Bring to a simmer.
  4. Meanwhile, add cornstarch and water to a small bowl and whisk until combined.
  5. Add the cornstarch slurry to the sauce and bring to a simmer. Allow the sauce to simmer until it is nice and thick. Keep the sauce on low heat until ready to toss with chicken.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Chicken Breast, Crispy Asian Chicken Bites, Easy Weeknight Dinner, Sweet and Spicy Asian Sauce