Monday, February 11, 2013

Simply Delicious Crispy Sweet Chili Sauce Chicken Bites


Ingredients:

8 chicken tenderloins, cut into small bite size pieces (about 32 pieces)*
1/2 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
parsley, finely chopped (optional)


Directions:

Heat oil in a deep frying pan to 375. 

Place flour, salt, and pepper in a zip top bag and shake until mixed. Add chicken tenderloin pieces and shake until thoroughly coated in flour mixture.
In a medium size bowl, add sweet chili sauce. Shake off excess flour and place 1/3 of the floured chicken pieces into bowl with sweet chili sauce. 

Using tongs or a fork, coat chicken in sauce and place in heated frying pan. Turn once chicken is golden brown and continue turning every few minutes until thoroughly cooked.
Place cooked chicken on a plate and repeat 2 more times with remaining chicken. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and red pepper flakes. Serve on a bed of additional sweet chili sauce.

*you can also use chicken breasts