Get ready to take your taste buds on a wild ride with this Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe! This recipe is not for the faint of heart, as every bite packs a serious punch of flavor and heat. But if you’re someone who likes to spice things up in the kitchen, then this is the recipe for you.
I’ve always been a fan of bold and delicious flavors, and this chicken dish has it all. Made with boneless skinless chicken breasts and a unique blend of spices, including cayenne and habanero pepper, this dish will leave you wanting more. The chicken is coated in a mixture of all-purpose flour, pepato cheese, paprika, and egg before being cooked to perfection in olive oil.
But what really makes this recipe stand out is the “ass kickin” sauce that’s drizzled over the chicken once it’s cooked. This homemade sauce is a fiery blend of wing sauce, kickin’ chicken wing powder, habanero pepper, kickin’ chicken barbecue seasoning, spicy teriyaki sauce, mustard, and more.
Trust me when I say that this dish is not only delicious but also addictively spicy. Once you try it, you’ll find yourself craving it again and again. So break out the apron and get ready to create an unforgettable culinary experience that will leave your guests begging for more!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
Are you tired of the same-old boring chicken dishes? Look no further, because this Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe is exactly what your taste buds have been craving.
First of all, let’s talk about the name – Ass Kickin’. You know it’s going to be good when there’s a name like that! But it’s not just a name, it truly lives up to its reputation. This recipe features a blend of cayenne and habanero pepper creating a perfect balance of heat and flavor that will leave you wanting more.
Not only is this recipe delicious, but it’s also incredibly versatile. You can prepare it as boneless skinless chicken breasts or even chicken wings if you’re feeling extra saucy. And speaking of sauce, this recipe includes an incredible wing sauce made with habanero peppers and spicy teriyaki sauce!
And let’s not forget about the convenience factor. If you want to ditch your stove for the night or simply lack cooking skills, you can order delivery or takeout from the comfort of your own home. The kickin’ chicken delivery menu offers online tracking so that you can ensure timely delivery or simply get inspired by the different options available.
But perhaps one of the best things about this recipe is how it will impress your guests at your next party or gathering. Imagine watching your friends go wild over your rebirth kickin’ chicken, wicked-ass waffles, or whoop-ass mustard sauce – all made possible with award-winning barbecue seasoning from R Butts R Smokin’ Butt Kick’n Chicken Barbecue Seasoning! Trust us; they’ll leave talking about how you took their taste-buds to the next level.
Overall, whether you’re an experienced chef looking to expand your culinary borders, or someone who just wants to spice up their weeknight dinner game- this recipe is exactly what you need in your life!
Here’s what you need to gather before you start cooking your Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe. Most of these ingredients are kitchen staples, but some may require a trip to the grocery store or an online order. If you want to experience a norris ass kickin and satisfy your craving for spicy and flavorful food, you won’t regret getting them!
What You Need:
- Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (1 1/2 lbs)
- 1 cup of All-Purpose Flour
- Paprika (3 teaspoons)
- Egg (1 piece, large)
- Olive Oil (6 tablespoons)
- Pepato Cheese, Grated (1/2 cup)
- Ass Kickin Chicken Wing Sauce (1/2 cup)
- Habanero Pepper Powder (1 tablespoon)
- Cayenne Pepper (1 teaspoon)
- 13 oz Ass Kickin Teriyaki Sauce with Habanero
- R Butts R Smokin’ Butt Kickin’ Chicken® BBQ Rub (Barbecue seasoning, 1/2 tablespoon)
Note: You can order online or check for delivery menu if some items aren’t available in your local groceries.
The Recipe How-To
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Grease a baking sheet with olive oil or line with parchment paper.
Cut 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts into chunks and place in a mixing bowl.
Add 1 tsp pepato, 1 egg, and 1 Tbsp of paprika to the chicken and mix well.
In a separate bowl, mix together 1 cup of all-purpose flour and 2 Tbsp of Ass Kickin’ Chicken Wing Sauce until well combined.
Dip each chunk of chicken into the flour mixture, making sure to coat all sides evenly.
Place each piece of chicken onto the greased baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
While the chicken is cooking, prepare the dipping sauce by mixing together Ass Kickin’ Chicken Wing Sauce, Cayenne Pepper or Habanero Pepper Powder(½ tablespoon), Spicy Teriyaki Sauce (13 oz), and Salt to taste.
Serve hot with your favorite sides and dip in some delicious homemade Ass Kickin’ Chicken Sauce!
Enjoy your Cluck Norris Ass-Kickin’ Chicken!
Substitutions and Variations
Can’t handle the heat of habanero pepper? No worries, there are plenty of ways to customize this recipe and make it your own.
If you prefer a milder flavor, consider using less cayenne or habanero powder in the rub or sauce. You can also substitute the hot sauce with your favorite BBQ sauce or teriyaki sauce for a unique twist.
In terms of protein, you can easily swap out chicken breasts for chicken thighs, drumsticks or even bone-in chicken pieces. If you’re feeling extra adventurous, try making Ass Kickin’ Chicken Wings with the recipe’s excellent wing sauce.
Looking for something vegetarian or vegan? Try substituting boneless skinless chicken breasts with tofu, seitan or tempeh. The seasoning works great on roasted vegetables too!
For those who love experimenting with flavors and textures, consider adding a unique twist to your recipe with some crunchy croutons, cubed avocado or your preferred cheese topping. You can also add some chopped cilantro to give it a fresh taste.
No matter which substitution or variation you choose, always remember to experiment and make this recipe your own. Whether you’re planning a get-together at home or ordering delivery online, get creative with Ass Kickin’ Chicken and make every bite count!
Serving and Pairing
The Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe is a lively dish that demands equally bold accompaniments. The tender and juicy chicken breasts covered in paprika, all-purpose flour, and habanero pepper sauce have a kick that requires side dishes with flavors that compliment or quietly stand alongside the spicy recipe.
To cut through the heat of the chicken wings, pair them with fresh vegetables like carrot sticks, celery, and colorful bell peppers, either raw or roasted. These veggies help to balance out the flavors of the dish and offer different textures that give your palate something to savor.
For a contrast in temperature and flavor, try serving the chicken wings with blue cheese dip. The creamy tanginess provides a cooling effect that contrasts the fiery kick of habanero and cayenne pepper in the sauce.
If you are looking for something more substantial to create a meal out of this recipe, you could serve it with homemade french fries or sweet potato wedges that are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. You can also make cornbread to accompany this spicy delight adding an element of sweetness to counteract the heat.
For drinks pairing ideas, consider beers or cocktails such as Margaritas or Caipirinhas. These refreshments will add zing-filled flavors that echo well with the savory aspect of this dish.
This dish draws attention and makes a statement when served at dinner parties or if having pals over for an evening in front of TV sports games with bucketloads of wings to share around. With these suggestions, take your experience up another notch by pairing them together in exciting combinations.
Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating
If you want to get ahead of your game and make the Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe beforehand for your party or event, you can! This dish is perfect for making a day or two in advance as it stores very well.
To make ahead, cook the chicken according to the recipe instructions and let it cool completely before storing it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. When it’s time to serve, you can reheat it in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes or until heated through.
If you have leftovers, you can also store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. But be warned: this chicken is so delicious that it may not last that long!
For best results when reheating leftovers, use the oven method as mentioned above rather than reheating in the microwave, which can cause the chicken to become tough and dry.
So go ahead and make this Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe ahead of time without any worries. You’ll still enjoy its spicy and flavorful kick even after a day or two in storage.
Tips for Perfect Results
Now that you know how to make the Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe, here are some tips for perfect results every time:
First and foremost, make sure your boneless skinless chicken breasts are cooked thoroughly to avoid any risk of foodborne illness. You can check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer – it should read 165°F when inserted into the thickest part of the chicken breast.
When coating the chicken in the flour mixture, I recommend letting it sit for a few minutes before frying. This will allow the flour mixture to adhere better to the chicken, resulting in a crispier texture.
To add an extra kick to your chicken, try mixing some cayenne pepper or habanero powder into the flour mixture. Just be careful not to overdo it – these peppers are extremely spicy!
If you’re feeling adventurous and want to take your Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe to the next level, try experimenting with different sauces. The recipe calls for a combination of habanero sauce and paprika, but you can also try using teriyaki sauce with a little bit of habanero powder for a sweet and spicy twist.
For those who prefer a milder flavor, you can use regular paprika instead of pepato and reduce the amount of hot sauce used in the recipe.
Lastly, don’t forget to let your chicken rest for a few minutes after it’s done cooking. This will help lock in all the juices and flavors, resulting in a more tender and flavorful chicken.
By following these tips, you’ll be able to master the art of making Ass Kickin’ Chicken like a pro. So go ahead and get cooking – your taste buds (and your guests) will thank you!
In summary, if you want to impress your guests with a dish that packs some serious heat and flavor, the Ass Kickin’ chicken recipe is a must-try. With its mouth-watering combination of spices and sauces, this dish will take your taste buds on a journey they won’t soon forget. Whether you order it online for delivery takeout or make it yourself using the recipe provided, you’re in for a treat.
So what are you waiting for? Get your hands on all the ingredients necessary to create this culinary masterpiece and take your chicken game to new heights. Whether you prefer the classic version with chicken breasts or want to experiment with variations like cluck Norris ass kickin waffles or spicy teriyaki sauce, there’s no limit to the level of deliciousness you can achieve. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
Ass Kickin’ Chicken Recipe
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon hot sauce
- 1/2 cup pepato (*)
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, washed and patted dry
- 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil
- *Pepato is a mixture of grated parmesan and pepper.
- You can buy Alessi Pepato or prepare your own by grinding 2 tbs red pepper flakes in a coffee or spice grinder and mixing with 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese.
- Substitute black peppercorns if you do not have red pepper flakes.
- Divide the flour evenly onto two plates.
- To one, add the paprika, to the other add the Pepato (parmesan/pepper mixture.) In a shallow bowl, beat the egg with the hot sauce.
- In a large saute pan, heat the oil over medium heat- do not let it smoke.
- Dip the chicken breasts first in the flour/paprika mix, shake off excess flour, dip in the egg wash, coating both sides thoroughly, then dip in the flour/Pepato mix to cover well.
- When oil is hot, add the chicken breasts.
- Do not overcrowd.
- Cook until the coating is golden brown, about three minutes each side.
- Remove and place on paper towels to drain.
- Serve on a bed of spring greens or romaine lettuce.
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