Crispy and Spicy Bang Bang Chicken: A Flavorful Delight

If you’re looking to spice up your dinner routine, our Bang Bang Chicken recipe is just what you need. This dish features tender pieces of chicken, perfectly fried to a golden crisp and then tossed in a flavorful, creamy sauce with a kick. The combination of crispy chicken and a zesty, slightly sweet sauce makes this dish irresistible. It’s an ideal choice for a quick weeknight meal or a crowd-pleasing appetizer that will have everyone reaching for more.

The magic of Bang Bang Chicken lies in its well-balanced flavors and textures. The chicken is first marinated in a mixture of milk and egg, which helps to tenderize the meat and ensure it remains juicy. After marinating, the chicken pieces are coated in a seasoned blend of potato starch and flour, which gives them a light, crispy exterior when fried. This method of preparation not only locks in the chicken’s moisture but also creates a delightful crunch with every bite.

What truly sets this dish apart is the signature Bang Bang sauce. A blend of mayonnaise, honey, sweet chili sauce, and a touch of sriracha, this sauce delivers a perfect harmony of sweetness, tanginess, and heat. The creamy mayonnaise provides a rich base, while the honey and sweet chili sauce add layers of sweetness and depth. The sriracha adds just the right amount of spice, making the sauce both flavorful and exciting. Tossing the crispy chicken in this sauce ensures that each piece is generously coated, enhancing the overall taste experience.

This Bang Bang Chicken is not just delicious but also incredibly versatile. Serve it as a main course over a bed of rice or noodles for a satisfying meal. Alternatively, present it as an appetizer with a side of fresh vegetables or a light salad to balance out the richness. No matter how you choose to enjoy it, this dish is sure to become a favorite in your culinary repertoire, offering a delightful mix of flavors and textures that will keep you coming back for more.

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Bang Bang Chicken

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 4


Units Scale
  • 1/3 milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 ” cubes
  • 1/4 cup potato starch
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Hot Under The Kilt Acadian Cajun Seasoning
  • 2 cups oil for frying
  • 1/4 cup mayonaise
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tsp sriracha sauce


  1. Whisk together the milk and egg in a large bowl, add the chicken, toss to coat, let sit 30 minutes, drain and discard mixture.
  2. Combine potato starch, flour, and spices, pour into a resealable bag, add the chicken and shake until chicken is evenly coated.
  3. Heat the oil to 325, add the chicken in small batches and cook for 1 -2 minutes, remove to a paper towel lined plate, continue until all of the chicken is cooked.
  4. Mix together the mayo, honey, sweet chili and siracha, toss the chicken into the mixture and serve over steamed rice.
  • Category: chicken, entrees