• 4 chicken thighs, cubed
  • 100g panko breadcrumbs
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 2 whisked eggs
  • vegetable oil for shallow frying
  • For the peanut sauce: 100g crunchy peanut butter, 1tbsp sesame oil, 1/2tbsp rice wine vinegar, 1/2 tbsp brown sugar, 2tbsp soy sauce, 50ml water
  • Extras: slaw to serve 
  1. Mix together the plain flour, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and Chinese 5 spice.
  2. Dip the chicken chunks first in the seasoned flour, then the whisked egg then lastly the panko breadcrumbs. Shake off excess and set aside.
  3. Heat your oil in a pan until it reaches 160c. Fry the chicken chunks for 2 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is crisp. Drain on kitchen paper.
  4. While the chicken is draining, combine the peanut sauce ingredients in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Stir together until combined then remove from the heat.
  5. Serve the chicken up with the peanut sauce and a slaw.
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Bang Bang Peanut Chicken

Ingredients

Instructions

Bang Bang Peanut Chicken

What You’ll Need:

  • 4 chicken thighs, cubed
  • 100g panko breadcrumbs
  • 150g plain flour
  • 1tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • salt and pepper
  • 1tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tsp garlic powder
  • 2 whisked eggs
  • vegetable oil for shallow frying
  • For the peanut sauce: 100g crunchy peanut butter, 1tbsp sesame oil, 1/2tbsp rice wine vinegar, 1/2 tbsp brown sugar, 2tbsp soy sauce, 50ml water
  • Extras: slaw to serve 

How You Make It:

  1. Mix together the plain flour, salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder and Chinese 5 spice.
  2. Dip the chicken chunks first in the seasoned flour, then the whisked egg then lastly the panko breadcrumbs. Shake off excess and set aside.
  3. Heat your oil in a pan until it reaches 160c. Fry the chicken chunks for 2 minutes per side or until the chicken is cooked through and the coating is crisp. Drain on kitchen paper.
  4. While the chicken is draining, combine the peanut sauce ingredients in a small saucepan over a medium heat. Stir together until combined then remove from the heat.
  5. Serve the chicken up with the peanut sauce and a slaw.

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