Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken

Here is a secret recipe for a popular spicy chicken dish from Panda Express.  This recipe is perfect for a mid-week dinner since it is super easy to prepare.

Andrew Cherng, a young man from the Yangzhou region of China, came to the United States to pursue his American dream. With little money but a lot of heart, Andrew and his father Master Chef Ming-Tsai Cherng started the first Panda Inn restaurant in Pasadena, Calif.  That was 30 years ago. They introduced the robust flavors of Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine to Southern California and became the inspiration and standard for the Panda Express restaurants that are loved across the world today.

Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken – This recipe is perfect for a mid-week dinner since it is super easy to prepare. – Frozen Chicken Nugget Pieces, Red Bell Peppers ((diced 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch)), Onions ((diced 1/2 inch x 1/2 inch)), Pineapple Chunks, Cooking Oil, Thai Sweet Chili Sauce, Sweet Chili Sauce:: Red Pepper ((finely chopped)), Shallot (Minced), Red Jalapeno ((or other small red chili pepper) (seeded and minced)), Garlic ((minced)), Water, Honey, Soy Sauce, Bake chicken nuggets according to package instructions.; Heat clean cooking pan and add 1 tbsp. of cooking oil.; Add red bell peppers, onions, and pineapple chunks into the pan.; Cook for about 2 minutes.; Stir in sweet chili sauce and bring to a boil.; Add chicken nugget pieces into pan.; Mix until all ingredients are well covered.; Sweet Chili Sauce:: Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
; Simmer over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, till the sauce is thickened slightly & syrupy, about 20 minutes.; Serve at room temp. Sauce can be refrigerated and kept for up to 1 week.; Makes 2 cups; – You can adjust the heat in this dish by using more or less sweet chili sauce.  You can find sweet chili sauce in the Asian section of your grocery store or you can make your own sauce by using this recipe.

Source: ABC 4 TV Salt Lake City

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Cook Time
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Servings Prep Time
3 Servings 20 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
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Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken
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This recipe is perfect for a mid-week dinner since it is super easy to prepare.
Servings Prep Time
3 Servings 20 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
3 Servings 20 Minutes
Cook Time
40 Minutes
Ingredients
Sweet Chili Sauce:
Servings: Servings
Instructions
  1. Bake chicken nuggets according to package instructions.
  2. Heat clean cooking pan and add 1 tbsp. of cooking oil.
  3. Add red bell peppers, onions, and pineapple chunks into the pan.
  4. Cook for about 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in sweet chili sauce and bring to a boil.
  6. Add chicken nugget pieces into pan.
  7. Mix until all ingredients are well covered.
Sweet Chili Sauce:
  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, till the sauce is thickened slightly & syrupy, about 20 minutes.
  3. Serve at room temp. Sauce can be refrigerated and kept for up to 1 week.
  4. Makes 2 cups
    Panda Express Sweet Fire Chicken
Cook's Notes

You can adjust the heat in this dish by using more or less sweet chili sauce.  You can find sweet chili sauce in the Asian section of your grocery store or you can make your own sauce by using this recipe.

Source: ABC 4 TV Salt Lake City

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