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.
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Cooking time 30 mins
Total time 30 mins
course Main
cuisine Asian
servings 2 persons

Equipment

  • Cooking pan
  • Frying pan

ingredients
  

Chicken

  • 2 eggs
  • 30 g cornstarch
  • 100 g 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
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce

Additional

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

instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven at 220 °C.
  • Cut the chicken in big pieces, put them in a bowl and add the cornflour. Make sure all the chicken pieces are covered with the cornflour.
  • Beat the eggs and add them to the chicken. All chicken should be covered with egg wash.
  • Finally, add all the spices to the flour and dredge the chicken in the seasoned flour. Place the pieces on a baking tray.
  • Put the chicken pieces in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Meantime, cut the broccoli and red bell pepper. Cook the rice and broccoli.
  • Add all of the sauce ingredients to a frying pan, stir and bubble on a high heat until the sauce reduces by about a third (should take 2-3 minutes). 
  • Add the chicken, broccoli and red bell pepper to the sauce and toss in the sauce to coat. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Top it off with some sesame seeds and spring onions.

notes

Vegan: use tofu instead of chicken
Seasoning: does not apply
The nutrition facts are for 1 serving of the recipe.
course Main
cuisine Asian
keyword Asian chicken, Chicken, Crispy chicken, Sticky chicken, Sticky crispy chicken, Sweet chicken
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