Copycat Panda Express Sweetfire Chicken Breast Recipe

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Kristin Published: December 1, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Copycat Panda Express Sweetfire Chicken Breast Recipe

How To Make Copycat Panda Express Sweetfire Chicken Breast

The sweet and chili sauce is the star for this copycat Panda Express Sweetfire chicken breast recipe. Add bell peppers and eggs for a rich layer of flavor.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • 1tbspvegetable oil,additional
  • 1lbchicken breasts,boneless, skinless, cut into thin 1-inch squares
  • ½cupall-purpose flour
  • ¼cupcornstarch
  • 2largeeggs,beaten
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 1red bell pepper,chopped into 1-inch cubes
  • ¼white onion,sliced into 1-inch thick wedges
  • 2cupspineapple,cubed into 1-inch cubes
  • ½cupThai Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 3tbspgreen onions,chopped for garnish
  • sesame seeds,for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat ½ cup of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. In a large Ziploc bag add the chicken and cornstarch, seal and shake until totally covered.

  3. Dip each piece into the egg to cover, then dredge into the flour.

  4. Working in batches, cook for 2 minutes on the first side and one minute on the second side or until golden brown and crispy. Then remove from the pan.

  5. Heat the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil in your skillet over medium-high heat.

  6. Add bell pepper, onion, garlic, and pineapple.

  7. Cook until the bell pepper and pineapple just starts to wilt a little and is warm throughout.

  8. Add the chicken back in and add in the sweet chili sauce.

  9. Stir to combine everything and serve immediately.

  10. Sprinkle green onions and sesame seeds on top.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 508.43kcal
  • Fat: 29.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 18.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.54g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.12g
  • Fiber: 4.17g
  • Sugar: 19.04g
  • Protein: 20.58g
  • Cholesterol: 110.38mg
  • Sodium: 378.89mg
  • Calcium: 50.49mg
  • Potassium: 484.54mg
  • Iron: 2.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 59.00µg
  • Vitamin C: 83.77mg
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