Honey Sriracha Chicken Bites




About: I'm a 49 year old Systems Architect living in the Midwestern United States. After travelling the world for 20 years as a consulting architect I became disabled, as a result, I am now embracing a Slow life.

Having a couple of friends who own hot sauce companies, one learns to love the heat rather quickly. One of my favorite hot-n-spicy flavors is sriracha sauce. These delicious fiery honey sriracha chicken nuggets are easy to make, and since they are baked, are a little easier on the waistline and heart than the deep-fried variety. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Sauce Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 6 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp sriracha
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

Chicken Ingredients:

  • 1 lb chicken breast, cubed
  • 3 eggs, whisked
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (I use White Lily, because it is lighter and fluffier)

Helpful Gear:

Step 1: Sauce

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

In a small saucepan on medium-low heat, add all sauce ingredients. Increase heat to medium and stir until thickened, about 7-10 minutes. The mixture will thicken a little more as it cools.

Step 2: Chicken

Place the egg, flour, and panko in separate bowls. Dredge the chicken first in the flour, then in the egg, then in the panko. Set on a Silpat-lined baking sheet.

Step 3: Bake and Finish

Bake the chicken at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes, depending on how big your chicken cubes were. I like mine big, so it took 20 minutes for the chicken to cook all the way through.

In a bowl, cover the chicken with the sauce and gently toss (so you don't loose all your breading).

Serve and Enjoy!



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    6 Discussions


    2 years ago

    Now this is something that's just awesome. I am going to have to make this sometime.

    2 replies

    Reply 2 years ago

    I'm hoping I'll have the time at some point. I should be posting my first instructables within the next couple days (which will probably go over like a lead balloon) and just hope I can share my cooking/food knowledge with people and hope they enjoy it.


    2 years ago

    Made this tonight. Was really great. Thank you for the instructable!!


    2 years ago

    This was good cooked onto some chunked up chicken that I sautéed in a pan.


    2 years ago

    My sister-in-law sells Chinese food and I think this recipe could be a hit with her customers! Could you please translate everything into Spanish for me? Just kidding!