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Spicy Asian Chicken Strips

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Spicy Asian Chicken Strips – These quick and easy to make zingy chicken strips will remind you of your favorite restaurant chicken wings, only they are 10 times better. 

These quick and easy to make Spicy Asian Chicken Strips will remind you of your favorite restaurant chicken wings, only they are 10 times better. #chicken #recipe #appetizer #spicy #asian

Has life been a big ol’ blur for you lately?

It has seemed like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s just flew by in a flash of food, family, and sparkles!
Now that all of that craziness has passed, and we are able to sit down and breathe a bit, our focus is on football 🏉.
Yes, we are a football loving family and you can bet that if there is a game on TV we are watching it from the comfort of our sofa. We like to keep the cold outside, and our fingers and toes nice and pink, thank you! I will take homegating over tailgating any time. 
Does that mean I am getting old? I can remember so many memories of tailgating when I was younger.
Oh wait, I know what it is, I grew up in Southern California. You didn’t have to worry about hypothermia there!!


Of course, what goes hand in hand with football?
Besides a nice cold beverage?
Good food! And I am here to tell you that these Spicy Asian Chicken Strips fit that to a “T”.
Made with a zingy Asian style sauce that was inspired by our local wing joint, and delicious Tyson® Naturals Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips, you just can’t find a better nibble to nosh on when that halftime hunger kicks in!

Have you tried Tyson Naturals Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips yet?
They are my new BFF when it comes to tasty, easy to make chicken I can feel good about feeding to everyone, especially my granddaughter Kylee. 
Kylee is a chicken strip NUT, and can be ultra picky about what chicken Nana is putting in front of her.
Now, being the awesome Nana that I am ☺️I want Mighty Mite to be happy with her meal, but I also want to make sure that I am feeding her the best. 
Tyson Naturals are raised with no antibiotics….EVER and no added steroids or hormones. 
THAT makes me a very happy Nana. 
They are also made with all white meat chicken, 65% less breading, and have 50% less fat and 40% fewer calories.
That is a win/win in my book any day!

But, while all of that is totally awesome, it has to taste good right?
Again, Tyson Naturals hit the nail right on the head! Tender and juicy, with just the right amount of breading and seasoning, they are perfect on their own. But, you know me, I can’t leave much alone when it comes to mealtime.
Don’t get me wrong, when we are homegating, and enjoying the big game, quick and easy is my middle name! 
But I have to admit that these chicken strips work well in so many dishes.
Chicken tacos? BOOM Tortilla + chicken + salsa/hot sauce + your fave taco topping = complete yumminess 😋

But, out of everything we have tried, this Spicy Asian Sauce is our #1 fave way to add some zing to our new favorite chicken.
Back in the day, we used to compete to see who could make the hottest chicken wing. If you could make someone have to chug a beer after just eating a couple of your wings? Ya, you won! But now, it is more about flavor AND being family friendly. This sauce is just that. 
You are more than welcome to customize this recipe however you want, but I will tell you that as is it gives just enough flavor and spice to keep the hardcore fans wanting more, but light enough on the spice to not have you looking for the nearest fire alarm.
So head down to your local Kroger, like I did, and grab a few bags of these Tyson Naturals Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips ( they have them in an Italian style too), the ingredients for this sauce, then set up your spread on the next game day and watch them disappear! Tyson Naturals Lightly Breaded Chicken Strips can be found in the freezer aisle at your local Kroger.

 You didn’t know I was a magician too did you 😉 

Spicy Asian Chicken Strips

These quick and easy to make zingy chicken strips will remind you of your favorite restaurant chicken wings, only they are 10 times better.
prep time: 5 MINScook time: 20 MINStotal time: 25 mins


  • 1 20-ounce bag Tyson Naturals Lightly Battered Chicken Strips
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup Sambal Oelek Chili Paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Cook the chicken strips according to package instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, dissolve cornstarch in rice wine vinegar in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan combine remaining ingredients.
  4. Add cornstarch and rice wine vinegar mixture and stir well.
  5. Heat mixture on low/medium heat, stirring often until sauce reaches a boil and thickens.
  6. Remove from heat, allow it to cool then cover it and chill it until ready to use.
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  1. Oh my goodness these sound absolutely amazing, I can just imagine the taste now, I am going to have to make these to try for myself.

  2. This chicken recipe is so delicious looking. I love Asian cuisine and this looks great.

  3. This looks fantastic! What a great way to save time and add variety to dinner.

  4. These look better than restaurants. I absolutely love spicy Asian chicken.

  5. Wow, this looks amazing! I need to try making this like ASAP.

  6. Reminds me of the delicious wings at Sonic, but I love that I can make these at home instead.

  7. Thanks to the author for the article! Very pleased!

  8. It looks superb! I love spicy food (and I actually tolerate really spicy food). Chicken is my fave treat and 'meat' so your recipe is even better! thanks for sharing

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  9. I need to stop reading food blogs because my mouth is just watering all the time. I love chicken, spice and Asian cuisine, so these work for me.

  10. We love the heat too so you can always add more if you like 🙂

  11. Haha it is a hazard of reading food blogs isn't it? I get that way on Pinterest too!

  12. Oh yes the problem i need to find. Your article provides useful information that i am looking for. I will often visit this site.

  13. Such a lovely recipe, I am sure it tasted lovely!

  14. My mouth is watering just reading this and looking at the pics.

  15. Yay! That means I did my job 😉

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