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Amazingly moist and crunchy chicken bites served with a sweet buffalo chili dipping sauce - the perfect entree or party appetizer.
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Bang Bang Buffalo Chicken

The perfect, crunchy chicken entree or appetizer and a tailgate favorite!
Course Appetizer, Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 672kcal

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  • 2 pounds chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp buffalo sauce
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups Panko bread crumbs, more if needd
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sweet Buffalo Chili Sauce

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Buffalo Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Sweet Chili Sauce


  • Set out a large baking sheet lined with wax paper or parchment.
  • In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, hot sauce and sweet chili sauce until smooth. Set aside. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, cornstarch, eggs, buttermilk, and buffalo hot sauce. Blend completely. If batter is too thick, thin with buttermilk.
  • Spread out Panko in a shallow dish. Working in batches, coat chicken pieces in batter, roll in Panko, and set on baking sheet until all pieces are coated
  • Fill deep fryer with oil according to directions, preheat to 325°F.
  • Working in small batches, fry chicken pieces in oil for 5-6 minutes, until cooked thru and golden brown.
  • Drain chicken pieces on paper towel lined plate. Transfer to serving plate. Serve hot with dipping sauce.


** If frying in a skillet, heat approx 1-1/2 to 2 inches of oil in bottom of pan. Fry in hot oil for 2-3 minutes on each side, until cooked thru and golen brown.


Serving: 5pieces | Calories: 672kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 967mg | Potassium: 766mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 292IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 151mg | Iron: 3mg

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