28 Amazingly Delicious Asian Chicken Recipes!

If you like to sample cuisine from around the world, you’ll no doubt have come across some nice Asian dishes in your time.

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Well, I’m very pleased to report that you can replicate all kinds of wonderful, rish, tasty Asian dishes in the comfort of your own home.

28 Amazingly Delicious Asian Chicken Recipes!

In this article I’m going to share with you my top 28 different, succulent Asian dishes from across the net, featuring everybody’s favorite meat, chicken.

Then I’m going to top that off with a section where I answer your most frequently asked questions on the subject.

And without further ado, let’s get straight to it!

1. Crispy Sesame Chicken With A Sticky Asian Sauce Recipe From Kitchen Sanctuary

Now this is a dish that has everything you could want – it’s sweet, salty, crispy, and sticky. Not to mention amazingly delicious. And it’s ready to eat in just half an hour.

It has crispy nuggets of fried chicken in a honey-based sauce, served with a generous sprinkling of yummy sesame seeds. Mmmm

2. Mongolian Chicken Recipe From Dinner At The Zoo

This dish comes from Mongolia in East Asia, and it’s wonderful. It features crispy slices of chicken breast stir fried in a sweet and savory sauce.

It features the likes of minced garlic, brown sugar, minced ginger, and green onions to add some real flavor. It yields 4 servings, and is less than 500 calories per serving.

3. Asian Chili Chicken Recipe From Recipe Tin Eats

If you like your chicken hot and spicy, then this could be THE dish for you. And it’s surprisingly low in calories, coming in at just 287 calories per serving.

The heat comes from the sriracha sauce and chili flakes. The recipe yields 4 servings, and it can be ready to eat in less than 10 minutes.

4. Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps Recipe From Kitchen Sanctuary

This juicy, spicy, Asian dish is remarkably healthy, coming in at less than 100 calories for each of the recipe’s 4 servings. Perfect as an appetizer for a larger main meal. 

It features healthy veg such as gem lettuce, carrot, mushrooms, and green onions. What’s more, it only takes 20 minutes to make, and it’s absolutely delicious.

5. Sweet And Sour Chicken Balls Recipe From Insanely Good Recipes

With this recipe at hand, you can now make takeout sweet and sour chicken balls in the comfort of your own home. And they’re easier to make than you might expect.

The recipe features melt in the mouth chicken balls, and the sweet and sour sauce is made from easy to source ingredients such as ketchup, soy sauce, and sugar.

6. Chicken Chow Mein With Best Chow Mein Sauce Recipe From Natasha’s Kitchen

Chicken chow mein is a classic Chinese dish that satisfies even the pickiest of eaters. And this particular recipe is way healthier than the one from your local takeout!

It features chicken breast, noodles, cabbage, carrot, green onions and garlic cloves, while the sauce is made from oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, chicken broth, and cornstarch.

7. 3-Ingredient Orange Chicken Recipe From Insanely Good Recipes

WOW, this dish is awesome! When done right, the chicken is nice and crispy with a juicy interior, all dressed in a show-stopper of an orange sauce.

The orange sauce only requires 3 ingredients, namely orange marmalade, barbecue sauce, and soy sauce. The recipe yields 4 servings and is ready in as little as half an hour.

8. Chicken Chop Suey Recipe From Spend With Pennies

This Aisan inspired recipe is packed with diced chicken and healthy veggies such as celery, beansprouts, carrot and onion, all dressed in an easy to make chop suey sauce, made with easy to source ingredients like chicken broth, soy sauce and sugar.

The recipe yields 4 servings, and you can serve it with either rice or noodles.

9. Asian Style Pineapple Chicken Recipe From Salt & Lavender

OMG I just love this dish! It features tender chicken bites alongside onions, red peppers and chunks of fruity pineapple.

And it comes dressed in a sweet and tangy sauce, made with such ingredients as pineapple juice, honey, soy sauce, and freshly grated ginger.

The recipe yields 4 servings, and each serving is just 407 calories.

10. Amazing Hoisin Chicken With Broccoli Recipe From The Recipe Critic

If you’ve never tried hoisin sauce before, now’s your chance – and I think you’re gonna love it! And it’s simple to make, too.

You simply cut the chicken into small pieces and fry them with some broccoli florets in a skillet over a medium heat. Then, apply the star of the show, hoisin sauce, and enjoy – delicious!

11. Bang Bang Chicken Recipe From Jo Cooks

This flavorful dish is a real treat! It features crispy chicken bites, thanks to the buttermilk and Panko breadcrumb outer layer, all coated with the most wonderful sweet chili mayo, made from mayonnaise, sweet chili sauce, hot sauce, and honey.

The recipe yields 6 servings, and it can be ready to eat in as little as half an hour.

12. Dragon Chicken Recipe From Yummy Tummy Aarthi

Now, if you love your chicken hot, hot, hot, then this dragon recipe is hands down the one for you!

This restaurant quality recipe features chicken that’s marinated and fried until crispy, and gets tossed in a spicy sauce made with red chili and crunchy cashew nuts.

It’s kinda high in calories, but I swear to you, every bite is worth it!

13. Trini-Chinese Chicken Recipe From New York Times

This yummy recipe is simple to make, and makes a whopping 6 servings, making it an excellent dish for a dinner party.

First you marinade some chicken thighs, legs and wings in some Chinese 5 spice, soy sauce and minced ginger before frying, while you make the delicious dipping sauce.

Taste it as you go along and adjust accordingly.

14. Korean Fried Chicken Recipe From Delish

OMG, you’re gonna love this recipe – it features double-fried chicken bites that come out extra crispy. And it all gets dressed in a thick sauce that’s both sweet and spicy.

All laced in a garnish of crunchy peanuts, sesame seeds, and fresh green onions. It takes an hour to make but it’s totally worth it!

15. Easy Thai Chicken Recipe From Damn Delicious

This flavorful dish can be made in little more than 30 minutes, so it’s a good choice for a weeknight meal. The chicken comes out tender and moist. 

The recipe for sauce is simultaneously sweet, hot, and savory thanks to the sweet chili sauce, soy sauce, sriracha, and fish sauce. And I just love the addition of chopped peanuts at the end!

16. Super Sticky Asian Chicken Bites Recipe From Chef Savvy

You might not want to eat these chicken bites with your hands – they’re incredibly sticky. But boy are they delicious! First you prep the chicken bites, and then you cook up the sticky Asian sauce. 

The stickiness comes from the creamy peanut butter, which blends perfectly with the other ingredients like sesame oil, sesame seeds, and honey.

17. Vietnamese-Style Caramel Chicken Recipe From Rasa Malaysia

Another wonderful Asian chicken dish! It’s sweet, savory, and all dressed in an amazing, easy to make caramel sauce.

First you marinade some chicken thighs with the skin on for 10 minutes.

Then you mix the ingredients for the caramel sauce before cooking the chicken and pouring over the sauce and other ingredients. It’s ready to eat in just 20 minutes.

18. Coconut Peanut Noodles with Shredded Chicken Recipe From Delish

I just love the flavors in this comforting dish. You use such ingredients as shredded rotisserie chicken, lo mein noodles or spaghetti, coconut milk, grated ginger, and peanut butter.

And you won’t believe how quick it is to make – 4 servings can be made ready to eat in as little as 15 minutes tops. Perfect for using up any leftover chicken (see also ‘Leftover Chicken: 30 Mouthwateringly Simple Recipes‘)!

19. Asian BBQ Wings Recipe From Rasa Malaysia

These barbecue chicken wings are so more-ish, there’s no way you could stop at one. You have to make it ahead of time though, because it needs marinating first.

It features a lot of the usual Aisan flavors, like sesame oil, Chinese 5 spice, freshly grated ginger, honey and more. Once marinated, you simply grill them until they turn a beautiful golden brown.

20. Asian Chicken Wraps With Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe From Well Plated By Erin

I can barely believe that you can make a healthy chicken wrap that’s so packed with flavor!

The wraps feature skinless chicken, shredded carrots and broccoli slaw, and there’s a hot homemade sauce, featuring creamy peanut butter, sriracha, soy sauce, honey, and fresh lime juice.

The recipe yields 4 servings, and is ready to eat in just half an hour.

21. Asian Lemon Chicken Tenders Recipe From Damn Delicious

Tender is the right word to describe the chicken in this recipe, and it’s dressed in the most delicious, sweet lemon glaze.

The lemon glaze is made with fruity pineapple juice, honey and sweet brown sugar, and these flavors are balanced with garlic powder, ground black pepper, and soy sauce.

It can be made ready to eat in just 40 minutes.

22. Creamy Chicken Ramen Soup Recipe From Delish

This ramen soup is a comforting dish with an overall coconut and curry flavor coming through from the coconut oil, coconut milk, and curry powder and cayenne pepper..

It’s also a great way of using up leftover shredded rotisserie chicken (see also ‘23 Of The Easiest Shredded Chicken Recipes’). It can be ready to eat in just half an hour, so it’s a great choice for a weeknight supper.

23. Kung Pao Chicken Recipe From Cafe Delites

This restaurant quality dish is exploding in flavor! It’s got stir fried chicken in an amazing dressing that’s simultaneously salty and sweet, and at the same time hot and spicy as well.

The chicken comes out crisp and tender, as do the veggies, such as bell peppers and green onions. But before you stir fry the chicken and veg, you need to marinate the chicken first. 

24. Singapore Zucchini Noodle Stir Fry With Chicken

This tasty dish is a healthier alternative to the classic Singapore Noodles.

You will need a spiralizer to make the zucchini noodles, and you can throw in other veg such as bell peppers, bean sprouts, and sugar snap peas.

Meanwhile the meats include both chicken and shrimp, and it all gets dressed in a wonderful sauce, and is served with a sprinkle of sesame seeds.

25. The Best General Tso’s Chicken Recipe From Serious Eats

General Tso’s Chicken is quite a popular dish, and this version of it is particularly flavorful, and it features alcohol in the form of Shaoxing wine and vodka in the marinade.

You get a crisp coating and a sweet and salty gaze. But despite the rich flavors, each serving comes to only 372 calories.

26. Szechuan Chicken Recipe From Dinner At The Zoo

This is a classic Chinese dish (see also ‘28 Chinese Recipes That Taste Just Like Takeout‘), and I’m pleased to confirm that it’s restaurant quality.

You make a spicy stir fry with tender pieces of chicken and colorful vegetables, all tossed in a sweet and savory sauce.

The recipe yields 4 servings at a mere 295 calories per serving, and it can be ready to eat in as little as half an hour.

27. Cantonese Steamed Chicken Recipe From Spruce Eats

This is a really easy recipe to make and it tastes delicious. You cook the chicken with the bone in, and you make a marinade for the chicken before steaming it for about 20 minutes.

It goes great served with fluffy white rice.

28. Healthy Baked Chicken Wontons Recipe From Spruce Eats

Wontons make for an excellent appetizer, and this recipe yields 16 healthy servings, made with reduced fat peanut butter and a sugar substitute (among other things).

The recipe yields 16 wontons, each coming in at just 388 calories.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is The Most Popular Chicken Chinese Dish?

The most popular Chinese chicken dish is easily chicken chow mein, which features noodles, bean sprouts, and soy sauce.

What Is In Chinese 5 Spice?

Chinese 5 Spice is a spice mixture made up of the 4 spices Chinese cinnamon, fennel seed, star anise, and cloves.

But as for the fifth spice, this can vary between brands. It can be ginger, white pepper, or Sichuan peppercorns.

Do The Chinese Eat Fried Chicken?

I am pleased to confirm that you can make Chinese fried chicken, and it tastes great!

Wrap Up

I trust you’re now feeling sufficiently inspired to make a yummy Asian chicken dish. I can bet you’re struggling to pick a favorite, though – you’ve got enough here for nearly every day of the month! Enjoy!

28 Amazingly Delicious Asian Chicken Recipes!

28 Amazingly Delicious Asian Chicken Recipes!

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A selection of 28 delicious Asian chicken recipes that you’re going to LOVE. Complete with a handy FAQ section – check it out!

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