Dynamite Firecracker Chicken – A Midweek Special

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Check out this Dynamite Firecracker Chicken recipe today and enjoy a delicious, easy and midweek special! This chicken is cooked in a special sauce that is bursting with flavor. It’s perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.

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Dynamite Firecracker Chicken – A Midweek Special

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 11 mins Cook Time 14 mins Total Time 25 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 170
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This Dynamite Firecracker Chicken is a delicious, easy and weeknight special! This chicken is cooked in a special sauce that is bursting with flavor. It's perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.



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  1. Add the chicken to a bowl followed by the salt, pepper, and egg. Mix until well combined. You can add extra ingredients if you wish. 

  2. Pour the oil into a pan over medium high heat and heat to 350 degrees F or 180 C.

  3. Place the chicken in and fry, in batches, until it's a golden brown and cooked through. Set aside on a wire rack. 

  4. Empty the oil and wipe out the pan. Add the butter in and allow it to melt down. 

  5. Add in the hot sauce, hot pepper flakes, and vinegar. Stir and bring to a boil. 

  6. Add the chicken back in and toss until completely covered in the hot sauce.

  7. Plate, garnish with green onions, and serve. 

  8. Enjoy your dynamite firecracker chicken. 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 170kcal
Calories from Fat 7kcal
% Daily Value *
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 650mg28%
Potassium 550mg16%
Protein 16g32%

* 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.


Chicken thighs or other cuts of chicken can be used.

I suggest buffalo hot sauce but any hot sauce can be used.

Extra ingredients such as smoked paprika, etc. are fine to season the chicken.

I use vegetable oil for frying but use other oil if you wish. Make sure it has a high smoke point though.

Keywords: Chicken, Hot Chicken, Spicy Chicken, Midweek Meals, Chinese Food

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