Asian Style Pulled Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce



Asian Style Pulled Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce


  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken breast
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/2 onion finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon canola or grape seed oil
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3 teaspoons water
  • Garnish with: green onions, sesame seeds, sliced red chile peppers, cilantro and chopped peanuts (optional)


Place all the ingredients (except cornstarch, 3/4 cups water and garnish) in a large sauce pan. Cover; simmer 45-50 minutes, turning once or twice.

    Remove chicken using slotted spoon. Place chicken on cutting board. Shred chicken using 2 forks, removing any bits of fat.

      Strain remaining sauce and transfer back to sauce pan. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water; add to sauce in pan. Simmer until it it thickens to a syrup consistency.

        Add chicken and toss with sauce.

          Garnish with favorite garnish and serve over rice, noodles or on buns.