Sweet Chili Chicken Bites

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Sweet Chili Chicken Bites
  • Prep Time: 80
  • Total Time: 95
  • Servings: 10
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About this Recipe

Spicy sweet homemade pepper jelly coats tender bites of chicken breast. A great appetizer for any occasion.

Ingredients

SWEET STICKY SAUCE:
1 Orange pepper, finely diced
1 Red pepper, finely diced
1 Chili pepper, finely diced
1 cup (250 mL) Cider vinegar
2 cups (500 ml) Sugar
.5 cup (125 mL) Water
Zest of 1 lime
CHICKEN BITES:
.25 cup (60 mL) Vegetable oil
.25 cup (60 mL) Lime juice
2 tbsp (30 mL) Honey
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1 Chili pepper, seeded and minced
1 tsp (5 mL) Lime zest
4 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, cut into bite size pieces
Lime wedges to garnish

Directions

COMBINE all ingredients for sweet sticky sauce in a small pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and gently simmer for 1 hour or until thickened to a syrupy consistency. Set aside to cool.

COMBINE chicken bite ingredients, except chicken and lime wedges in a shallow bowl. Add chicken, cover and marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

HEAT a large skillet over high heat. Add chicken, stir-fry for about 6 to 8 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).

TOSS chicken bites in sticky sauce and serve on toothpicks. Garnish with lime wedges.

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