This Firecracker Chicken is SO GOOD and SO EASY! With a hint of sweetness and a bit of spice, it is an addictingly delicious crowd pleasing meal.
For the Chicken:
2lbsboneless, skinless chicken breastcut into 1 in pieces
2tbspvegetable oil(or canola)
For the Sauce:
1/3cuplight brown sugar
2tbsprice wine vinegar
1/2tspcrushed red pepper
Make the sauce by whisking together the brown sugar, orange juice, sriracha, rice wine vinegar, and crushed red pepper.
Season the chicken with salt, then toss it with the cornstarch until evenly coated.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Once the oil is hot, place the chicken in the skillet and let it cook for 2 minutes, then flip it and let it cook for 2 additional minutes.
Stir in the garlic and ginger then add the sauce mixture and reduce the heat to low. Let the sauce simmer for 3-4 minutes or until it reduces and becomes thick. Stir in the green onions and remove from heat.
Garnish with fresh green onions and additional red pepper flakes and sriracha as desired and serve hot.