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Sticky Crispy Chicken

There is nothing better than a crispy chicken with a sweet caramelized sauce!
The sauce has an umami flavor with a sweet twist.
5 van 1 stem
Cooking time 30 mins
Total time 30 mins
course Main
cuisine Asian
servings 2 persons
calories 885 kcal

Equipment

  • Cooking pan
  • Frying pan

ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 10 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 3 chicken breast fillets
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic
  • 2 tsp paprika

Sauce

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp chinese rice vinegar (or white vinegar)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 3 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce

Additional

  • 1 broccoli
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 small bunch spring onion

instructions
 

  • Whilst heating the oil, beat the egg in a bowl and the cornflour and flour (with seasoning mixed) in two other bowls.
  • Dredge the chicken in the cornflour, then dip in the egg (cover all the chicken in egg wash), and finally dredge it in the seasoned flour.
  • Cook on a high heat for 6-7 minutes, turning 2-3 times, until well browned. Place in a bowl lined with kitchen towels.
  • Add all of the sauce ingredients to the hot wok, stir and bubble on a high heat until the sauce reduces by about a third (should take 2-3 minutes). 
  • Meantime, cook the rice and cut the broccoli and red bell pepper. 
  • Add the chicken, broccoli and red bell pepper in and toss in the sauce to coat. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Top it off with some sesame seeds and spring onions.

notes

Vegan:

Nutrition

Calories: 885kcalCarbohydrates: 117.1gProtein: 57.2gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 5gFiber: 5gSugar: 27g
course Main
cuisine Asian
keyword Asian chicken, Chicken, Crispy chicken, Sticky chicken, Sticky crispy chicken, Sweet chicken
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