Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Chicken

Juicy and tender baked sweet & spicy chicken can be prepared in just 40 minutes and is loaded with flavor. A chicken dish with skinless boneless chicken breasts, the combination of sweet and spicy tastes delicious and makes for both an excellent appetizer or as a main dish.

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Sweet and Spicy Chicken 

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 40 minutes

Active Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • chicken breast – 2 2/3 ounce
  • all purpose flour – 2/3 ounce
  • corn starch – 2/3 tablespoon
  • egg – 1/3
  • Thai sweet chili sauce – 1 1/3 tablespoon
  • red pepper flakes – 1/6 teaspoon
  • wild rice – 2 2/3 tablespoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 7/8 tablespoon
  • honey – 1 1/2 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
  2. Add eggs to a small bowl and whisk. Add flour to a second bowl.
  3. Add 1/2 inch strips of chicken and cornstarch to a freezer bag and toss to coat.
  4. Dip each piece of chicken into the beaten eggs, followed by flour.
  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, cook chicken 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan and set on paper towel lined plate.
  6. Add honey, red pepper flakes, thai sweet chili sauce, and transfer chicken back to still-hot skillet.
  7. Toss to coat chicken in sauce. Remove from heat.
  8. Transfer warm rice and chicken to plate and serve.

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