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Firecracker Chicken

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  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts (boneless, about 2 pounds)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 large eggs (beaten)
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce (like Frank's brand for hot wings, for instance)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium39% DV940mg
    Fat25% DV16g
    Protein45% DV23g
    Carbs23% DV68g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories500Calories from Fat140
    Total Fat16g25%
    Saturated Fat2.5g13%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat140
    Total Carbohydrate68g23%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C20%

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


    Kirsten C. 8 days ago
    Okay. Very sweet. Maybe would use less sugar next time and some red pepper.
    Jana C. 14 days ago
    My entire family loved it!
    Jason Sites a month ago
    Easy to make and surprisingly great taste!
    Citlali Espinosa 2 months ago
    Not great. Too sweet for me
    Jazmyn Irvin 2 months ago
    This turned out amazingly, me and my family absolutely loved it! I’ll definitely be making this again in the future :)
    Rebecca 2 months ago
    My kids love this and we’ve made it three times already. Great with rice and broccoli.
    LaJuana Gates 2 months ago
    Great, family enjoyed it!
    Sabrina! 2 months ago
    Soooo good! I broiled it for about 10 minutes, turning it after 5 minutes, just to maintain some of the crunch. will definitely make this again!
    Proto Propski 2 months ago
    I wanted to challenge myself with a meal I havent tried before, and I wasn't disappointing. The direction where very clear, and to the point, and it turned out fabulously.
    Jim 3 months ago
    i fried it instead of baking. turned out great.
    Hanna Mills 3 months ago
    I did a sort of modified version which tasted great
    Darlene Edwards 3 months ago
    Great! We all loved it, it was so tasty
    Angel Lane 3 months ago
    Amazingly easy and good recipe. The family loves it
    Jessica Way 3 months ago
    The whole family loved it! Easy and delicious.
    Tyree 3 months ago
    we enjoy this recipe. but we dont put it in oven. we just cook it all on the stove top. we also dont us the egg, we just cornstarch
    Olivia J. 3 months ago
    Thought this was just OK. Made two batches (one w Frank’s and one w Sriracha). It was a bit bland. Maybe better for people who aren’t used to spicy food.
    Sharon 3 months ago
    Very good, would add more spice next time, needed a bit more sauce
    Migdalia Sanchez 4 months ago
    Muy buena la receta algo diferente
    Dahl 4 months ago
    Great recipe. Would definitely make again.
    Boom 4 months ago
    Excellent perfect heat delicious I did cut the sugar in half like recipe suggested for spicier dish
    Rodger 4 months ago
    Ahhhhmazing. I made more than 2lbs of chicken, and I added sautéed onions, garlic, red and green peppers, and mushrooms. Given this, I made 4x sauce (halving the brown sugar, as so many recommended). My husband loved it, as did I! A little too spicy for my little ones, but definitely will make again soon!!!
    Preuett 4 months ago
    Great used wing sauce instead of hot sauce
    ConnieRobertson 4 months ago
    It turned out a bit dry. I will definitely double the sauce next time.
    Stephanie L. 4 months ago
    I used siracha and only half the recipe. My husband and I thought it was fine, but it was too spicy for the kids. Next time I'll use less. Also super sweet. And as another reviewer said, it's way too sweet. I'll use half the sugar as well.
    Steff Farrow 4 months ago
    Great 5 star Only thing I did different I added sesame Seeds would make again
    Summs 4 months ago
    Sweet and spicy. My family loved it!
    claudia pagano 5 months ago
    Excellent and sooo tasty!!
    Niki Plata 5 months ago
    Fantastic my husbands favorite
    Jasmine Brennan 5 months ago
    Easy to make and delicious!
    Tanner Barto 5 months ago
    I loved it, great flavor, moist chicken. Im just wondering what to add more of or add something else to get more sauce without losing flavor? Would help to make the rice interesting in my opinion.