Sweet chili chicken in a skillet, topped with sliced green onions.
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Sweet Chili Chicken

This sweet chili chicken is battered chicken pieces that are cooked to crispy brown perfection, then tossed in sweet chili sauce. Serve over rice for a complete meal that's even better than take out!
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Keyword sweet chili chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 294kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • oil for frying
  • 3/4 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onions

Instructions

  • Place the eggs in a bowl, add salt and pepper to taste
  • Mix the flour and cornstarch together and place in a shallow bowl or on a plate
  • Heat 3 inches of oil in a deep pot to 350 degrees F
  • Dip each piece of chicken into the egg, then roll into the flour mixture. Repeat with all of the chicken.
  • Fry 7-8 pieces of chicken at a time for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Repeat the process with all of the chicken.
  • Toss the chicken with the chili sauce. Sprinkle with green onions and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 294kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 472mg | Potassium: 450mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 2.3% | Vitamin C: 1.7% | Calcium: 1.4% | Iron: 6.7%