Sweet Asian Chicken in 30 Minutes

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Sweet Asian chicken is a great mixture of spices and chicken. The Asian flavours truly shine through in the recipe. As always, I like it served up over hot rice. Don’t let the simplicity of the dish surprise you, however. The outcome is really quite remarkable. Believe me, your family and friends will love it. 

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Sweet Asian Chicken in 30 Minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 20 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 3 Calories: 325 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Our sweet Asian chicken is simply delightful. The best thing is, it can be made in about 30 minutes. When your family and friends taste those Asian flavours, the will be coming back for more.


Ingredients for the Chicken

Ingredients for the Asian Chicken Sauce


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Preparing the Sauce

  1. Add the water, soy sauce, orange juice, vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, garlic, pepper flakes, and ground black pepper to a bowl or measuring cup. Mix until well combined and set it aside.

Cooking the Sweet Asian Chicken

  1. Add the oil to a pan over medium high heat. Place the chicken and add the salt and pepper. Stir and fry until no longer pink and cooked through. 

  2. Pour the sauce in and bring it to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes.

  3. Mix the corn starch and water. Add it to the chicken mixture and stir until it thickens. 

  4. Serve over hot steaming rice and garnish with some green onions and sesame seeds.

  5. Enjoy your sweet Asian chicken in 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 325
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.5g4%
Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Cholesterol 66mg22%
Potassium 486mg14%
Total Carbohydrate 39.5g14%
Dietary Fiber 3.3g14%
Sugars 21g
Protein 31.3g63%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


The recipe, or parts of it, can be altered. For example, if you are serving many, you can cut the ingredients in half; if you are serving many, you can double it. More or less of some ingredients can be tailored to meet your needs as well. 

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