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Sweetfire Chicken ala Panda Express

Sweetfire Chicken ala Panda Express

Want some fast food recipe at home? Try this simple and easy to make recipe for your chicken breast fillet. A copycat recipe from Panda Express. So yummy!

Prep Time: 15 minutes, Cook Time: 15 minutes, Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2-3 servings

Sweetfire Chicken ala Panda Express


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red and green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 ½ cups diced fresh pineapple, (or canned)
  • ½ cup Pantai Thai sweet chili sauce, adjust more if you like saucy
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha/hot sauce, optional spicy kick
  • 2 green/spring onions, thinly sliced
  • For the chicken:
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 2 pcs chicken breasts fillet, diced (about ½ kg)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (also best when cassava flour is used)
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


  1. In a large pan, heat some vegetable oil over medium high heat.
  2. One by one, dredge chicken in flour, dip into eggs, then dredge in flour again. Pressed to coat it well.
  3. Fry the chicken in batches, and do not overcrowd the pan. Add chicken to the pan in 3-4 batch at a time. Let it cook until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes on each side.
  4. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Set aside.
  5. For the Sauce: Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium high heat.
  6. Add bell peppers and pineapple to cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 1-2 minutes.
  7. Toss in crispy chicken and Thai sweet chili sauce and hot sauce (optional) until well combined, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste and drizzle with sesame oil.
  8. Turn off heat
  9. Transfer into a serving platter, garnished with chopped fresh herbs like spring onions. Enjoy!