Ancho-Chile Chicken Bites in Ancho-Chili Sauce

Recipe by Ken2729
READY IN: 35mins




  • Salt and lightly pepper both sides the chicken breast.
  • Liberally add the ancho chili pepper onto both sides of the breasts.
  • Cut the breasts into 1 inch cubes.
  • Whisk the egg whites.
  • In a Ziploc bag or mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and 2 tablespoons of Acho Chili Pepper.
  • Take a handful of the cut chicken and dip into the egg whites. (coat well).
  • Place the chicken in the flour mixture and shake well. (coat well).
  • Place the chicken in the deep fryer at 355 degrees for 6 to 7 minutes. Drain on rack and set aside on paper towel. (NOTE: You do not have to fry all at once. Fry in batches for best results.).
  • For sauce:
  • Melt butter in non stick pan. (medium heat).
  • Stir in honey and brown sugar until well blended.
  • Stir in Chili and Barbeque sauces.
  • Add remaining tablespoon of Ancho Chili pepper. Stir.
  • Bring to boil then let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Place the chicken in a Tupperware bowl.
  • Pour sauce over chicken.
  • Put the top over Tupperware and shake chicken and sauce until chicken is evenly coated with sauce.
  • Serve over rice, with cajun fries, or food of your choice.