In a shallow dish, combine first 7 ingredients. Place 6 Tbsp oil in a small shallow dish. Dip each chicken piece in the oil, then coat evenly in flour mixture.
In a large skillet, heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat. Add half the chicken and saute on all sides until browned and no longer pink. Remove from pan and keep warm. Repeat wit remaining oil and chicken.
For dipping sauce, combine jam, mustard and hot sauce to taste if desired. Serve chicken bites with sauce.