Sweet and Spicy Chicken with Rice
Quick and easy to make and full of flavor.
Chicken and Rice, Sweet and Spicy Chicken
(Total time includes time to cook the rice)
For the Chicken:
boneless skinless chicken breasts
cut into bite size pieces
dried red pepper flakes
ground black pepper
barbecue sauce (one that is on the sweeter side)
canned coconut milk
For the Rice:
or your favorite type of rice
stem and seeds removed; jalapeno diced
of a red onion
peeled and diced
(toasted, black or raw)
cut in 1 inch-size pieces; both the green and white parts of the onion
For the Rice:
To a rice cooker pan, add rice, jalapeno, red onion and water.
Cover with a lid and set the rice cooker on the "cook" setting.
When the rice is done cooking, stir so that the jalapeno and onion are evenly distributed in the rice.
For the Chicken (make while the rice is cooking):
Heat a skillet on medium heat and add olive oil. To the skillet add chicken, dried red pepper flakes, ground pepper and stir.
Let the chicken cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
To the pan, add honey, soy sauce, and barbecue sauce. Stir together.
If the sauce starts to bubble, turn down the heat a little.
Continue to cook and stir occasionally until the chicken is cooked through (
about another 2 to 4 minutes depending on the size of the pieces of chicken
To the pan, stir in coconut milk.
Serve while warm over rice.
To serving dishes, add warm cooked rice and top with the warm chicken and sauce.
Garnish with the sesame seeds and cut green onions.