Honey BBQ Chicken Bites

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Irresistible Honey BBQ Chicken Bites: Crispy, Sweet, and Savory Perfection

Get ready for a flavor-packed experience with these Irresistible Honey BBQ Chicken Bites! Featuring crispy, golden chicken bites coated in a luscious honey BBQ sauce, this recipe combines the perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors with an irresistible crunch.

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These bites are ideal for a casual dinner, party appetizer, or game day snack. Let’s dive into the details and discover how you can easily make this crowd-pleasing dish at home.

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The breading process ensures the chicken is perfectly crispy, while the honey BBQ sauce adds a rich depth of flavor that balances sweet and savory notes. The bites are easy to make and can be served on their own or with your favorite dipping sauce.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of chicken breasts or tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • Oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce ( I used chick fil a bbq sauce)
  • Optional: Chopped green onions or sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Season the chicken bites:
    • Start by seasoning the bite-sized chicken pieces with salt and pepper. Make sure they are evenly coated for optimal flavor.
  2. Prepare your dredging stations:
    • In a shallow dish, place the flour.
    • In a second shallow dish, combine the milk.
    • In a third shallow dish, add the panko breadcrumbs.
  3. Bread the chicken bites:
    • Take each chicken bite and coat it in the flour, shaking off any excess.
    • Then, dip it in the milk, ensuring it is fully coated.
    • Finally, coat the chicken bite in the panko breadcrumbs, pressing gently to adhere.
  4. Fry the chicken bites:
    • Heat oil and butter in an electric skillet to 350°F (175°C).
    • Once the oil is hot, carefully add the breaded chicken bites in batches.
    • Fry until the chicken is golden brown and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per batch.
    • Remove the chicken bites from the skillet and drain on a paper towel-lined plate.
  5. Prepare the honey BBQ sauce:
    • In a saucepan, combine honey and BBQ sauce.
    • Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until warmed through and well-mixed.
  6. Toss the chicken bites in the sauce:
    • In a large bowl, toss the fried chicken bites with the honey BBQ sauce until they are fully coated.
  7. Garnish and serve:
    • Garnish the Honey BBQ Chicken Bites with chopped green onions or sesame seeds, if desired.
    • Serve warm and enjoy!

Whether you’re hosting a party, looking for a fun dinner idea, or craving a tasty snack, these Honey BBQ Chicken Bites will satisfy your taste buds and leave you wanting more. Give them a try and experience the ultimate blend of crispy chicken and sweet, smoky sauce!

These Honey BBQ Chicken Bites are everything you could want in a delicious bite-sized treat: juicy, tender chicken coated in a crispy breadcrumb crust and tossed in a sweet and tangy honey BBQ sauce. The combination of flavors and textures creates an irresistible snack that will have your guests asking for seconds.

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