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Sweet Asian Chicken in 30 Minutes

sweet asian chicken
Cooking Method
Cuisine ,
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.

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    Ingredients for the Chicken
  • 1 tablespoon oil for frying
  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • Ingredients for the Asian Chicken Sauce
  • 1/3 cup warm water
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
    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.

  2. Cooking the Sweet Asian Chicken
  3. 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. 

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

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

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

  7. Enjoy your sweet Asian chicken in 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 325kcal
% 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. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


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. 

Keywords: Asian recipes, chicken, chicken in sauce,
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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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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