Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Crispy Baked Bang Bang Chicken

This Baked Bang Bang Chicken is a crispy chicken Chinese restaurant favorite served in a delicious spicy homemade sauce, ready in 30 minutes.

This version of Bang Bang Chicken is baked rather than pan fried, making it a healthier option for dinner. The nice thing about this delicious recipe is how easy it is to find sides to go with it, because it compliments so many vegetables and proteins. Also, don’t let the breading fool you, Bang Bang Chicken is healthier than fried chicken.

You’ll Need:

1/2 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Sriracha
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2 chicken breasts , boneless skinless
1 cup flour
2 cups panko breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Vegetable oil spray


Mix the mayonnaise, Sriracha, sugar and vinegar in a small bowl and set aside.
Whisk the eggs, salt and pepper in a shallow bowl.
Cut the chicken breasts into 1” chunks.
Place the flour into a shallow bowl.
Mix the breadcrumbs, onion powder and garlic powder together in a shallow bowl.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Coat the chicken with the flour, then dredge in the egg mixture, then into the panko mixture and add to a large baking sheet.
Spray with vegetable oil spray for 2 seconds.
Bake for 22-25 minutes or until golden brown.
While still hot, toss with the sriracha mayonnaise mixture.