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Garlic Chile Chicken Bites

Chicken bites fried in wholesome coconut oil and tossed in an Asian-inspired garlic chile sauce - whole food that appeals to the whole family.
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Garlic Chile Chicken Bites

Ingredients

  • ¼ cups Coconut Oil
  • ½ cups Flour, Whole Wheat
  • ½ teaspoons Garlic Powder
  • ⅛ teaspoons Salt
  • ⅛ teaspoons Black Pepper
  • 1 individual Egg
  • 2 tablespoons Whole Milk
  • 1 ¼ cups dice Chicken, Boneless Breasts
  • ⅓ cups Spicy Thai Chili Sauce

Freezer Containers

  • 1 Gallon Freezer Bag

Supplies

  • Parchment Papers
  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl whisk together flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. In another bowl whisk together egg and milk.
  4. Dredge chicken pieces in flour mixture and coat thoroughly.
  5. Next, dredge in egg wash and coat thoroughly.
  6. Then return to flour mixture for a final coating.
  7. Fry chicken pieces in oil about 3-4 minutes each side until golden and crispy.
  8. Place in a bowl with garlic chile sauce and toss to coat.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Meanwhile, in a shallow bowl whisk together flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. In another bowl whisk together egg and milk.
  4. Dredge chicken pieces in flour mixture and coat thoroughly.
  5. Next, dredge in egg wash and coat thoroughly.
  6. Then return to flour mixture for a final coating.
  7. Fry chicken pieces in oil about 3-4 minutes each side until golden and crispy.
  8. Place in a bowl with garlic chile sauce and toss to coat.
  9. Place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper
  10. Flash freeze.
  11. Divide among freezer bags, label, and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Microwave chicken bites for 90 seconds until heated through.
  1. I made this for dinner and we loved it. I have never used coconut oil before, and I thought that the flavor it imparted was the highlight of the dish. Thanks for sharing!

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