20-Minute Sweet and Spicy Chicken – A Taste Sensation!

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Welcome to our kitchen! In this video, we’re sharing an incredible 20-minute Sweet and Spicy Chicken recipe that’s bound to become your new favorite. 🍽️

This dish is the perfect blend of sweet and spicy flavors, resulting in a taste sensation that will leave your taste buds tingling with delight. It’s a quick and easy recipe that’s ideal for busy weeknights when you want something delicious on the table in no time.

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20-Minute Sweet and Spicy Chicken – A Taste Sensation!

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 15 mins Total Time 20 mins
Servings: 3 Calories: 420
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


In this video, we'll take you through the step-by-step process of preparing this mouthwatering dish. You'll learn all the tips and tricks to achieve that perfect balance of flavors and get your chicken perfectly cooked.



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  1. Add the oil to a pan over medium high heat. Place the chicken in. Season with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and taco seasoning. Stir and fry until seasoning coats the chicken. Add in the salsa, mix, and bring to a boil. 

  2. Plate and garnish with onions and jalapeno. Enjoy your sweet and spicy chicken. 

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 420kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%
Cholesterol 58mg20%
Sodium 620mg26%
Potassium 710mg21%
Total Carbohydrate 18g6%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g4%
Sugars 14g
Protein 15g30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


  1. ngredient Variations: Feel free to customize this recipe to your taste. You can adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less chili sauce or red pepper flakes. If you prefer a milder dish, you can substitute mild chili sauce for the spicy version.

  2. Protein Choices: While this recipe uses chicken, you can also try it with other proteins like shrimp, tofu, or even beef strips. Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.

  3. Marinating Time: For even more flavor, marinating the chicken for 30 minutes to an hour before cooking can enhance the taste. However, if you're short on time, you can skip this step, and the dish will still be delicious.

  4. Vegetable Additions: You can incorporate vegetables like bell peppers, snap peas, or broccoli to add freshness and nutrition to the dish. Just toss them in during the cooking process to your preferred level of doneness.

  5. Garnish: Sprinkle some sesame seeds, chopped green onions, or fresh cilantro over the finished dish for a vibrant and aromatic touch.

  6. Serving Suggestions: This Sweet and Spicy Chicken pairs well with steamed rice, noodles, or even a crisp salad. Consider preparing a side dish or accompaniment that complements the flavors.

Keywords: Chicken Recipe, Sweet Chicken, Spicy Chicken, Midweek Meals, 20 Minute Meals

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David Hood

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking! 

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