Bang Bang Chicken

Amazingly crisp chicken bites drizzled with sweet chili mayo - so good, you'll want to double or triple the recipe!
Bang Bang Chicken...crisp chicken bites drizzled with sweet chili mayo.
INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil, or more, as needed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 cup Panko

FOR THE SAUCE

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Frank’s Hot Sauce

DIRECTIONS:

  • To make the sauce, whisk together mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, honey and Frank’s Hot Sauce in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, flour, cornstarch, egg, hot sauce, salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Working one at a time, dip chicken into buttermilk mixture, then dredge in Panko, pressing to coat.
  • Working in batches, add chicken to the skillet and cook until evenly golden and crispy, about 2-3 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate.
  • Serve immediately, drizzled with sweet chili sauce.