If you’re a fan of the spicy kick of Sriracha chicken but find the sweetness of traditional recipes a bit overwhelming, this revamped version is for you. In my culinary exploration, I’ve experimented with honey, maple syrup, and plain sugar, but the secret to achieving the perfect balance lies in the addition of orange marmalade. The result? A delightful blend of sweet and spicy that won’t leave you with an overly sugary aftertaste.
The Perfect Harmony of Ingredients
Discover the simplicity and convenience of this 5-ingredient Sriracha chicken recipe. No need for browning or pre-cooking – everything effortlessly goes into the slow cooker. In just four hours, you’ll have a mouthwatering dish that perfectly showcases the bold flavors of Sriracha.
Ingredients for 5-Ingredient Sriracha Chicken
- 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 cup orange marmalade
- 1/4 cup Sriracha sauce
- Juice of 2 limes
1. Prep the Chicken
Start by coating the chicken thighs in all-purpose flour, ensuring to shake off any excess. This step sets the foundation for a crispy and flavorful coating.
2. Create the Flavor Fusion
In a separate bowl, create a tantalizing mixture by combining the orange marmalade, Sriracha sauce, and the fresh squeeze of lime juice. This combination brings out the best in each ingredient, providing a symphony of flavors.