(Air Fryer) Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

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A quick prep time, easy to make chicken dinner recipe with a homemade bang bang sauce that's perfect for the whole family! These (Air Fryer) Bang Bang Chicken Skewers will not disappoint!

How to Make Bang Bang Chicken Skewers:

  1. Make the Homemade Bang Bang Sauce (see recipe below).
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine the chicken, olive oil, and seasonings (paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper). Toss until well coated in the seasonings.
  3. Layer 3-4 pieces of the seasoned chicken onto each wooden skewers. Place the chicken kebabs on your air fryer rack.
  4. Place 1/3 cup of the bang bang sauce in a separate bowl, reserving the larger portion for after baking. Use the separated 1/3 cup bang bang sauce to brush onto the chicken kebabs.
  5. Bake at 400F for 12-15 minutes, flip halfway through, until golden (internal temperature reaches 165F).
  6. Enjoy warm with freshly chopped parsley and the reserved bang bang sauce.

How to Make Homemade Bang Bang Sauce:

Ingredients you'll need...

  • 1 cup Mayonnaise (or Full Fat Greek Yogurt)
  • 3-4 tbsp. Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder, or 2 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. EACH: Salt & Black Pepper

How to make...

  1. To make the bang bang sauce, combine the mayo, sriracha, honey, vinegar, garlic powder, and 1/2 tsp. salt & black pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk until smooth.
  3. Adjust ingredients to taste to enjoy!

What to Serve with Bang Bang Chicken:

This chicken recipe pairs awesome with the following side dishes...

  • Cooked Basmati Rice
  • Caesar Salads
  • Kale Salads
  • Cornbread
  • Cucumber Salad
  • French Fries
  • Corn Pasta Salad
  • Mexican Rice
  • Cilantro Lime Rice
  • Easy Tossed Salad

Can the Bang Bang Chicken Skewers be cooked in the Oven?

Yes, they can be baked at 425F on a parchment paper lined baking pan for 12-15 minutes, flipping halfway through, until golden brown and internal temperatures reach 165F.

I truly hope you all enjoy this treasured recipe that has nestled its way into our hearts here in the ABM kitchen! ’till next time… xxL

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(Air Fryer) Bang Bang Chicken Skewers

A quick prep time, easy to make chicken dinner recipe with a homemade bang bang sauce that's perfect for the whole family!

PREP:
10
MINS
HOURS
COOK:
12
MINS
HOURS
TOTAL:
22
MINS
HOURS
TOTAL:
22

Ingredients

Servings: 4

  • 2 lbs. Chicken Breasts, skinless and boneless, cut into 1" cubes
  • 2 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. EACH: Paprika, Garlic Powder, Salt, & Black Pepper
  • 1 cup Mayonnaise (or Full Fat Greek Yogurt)
  • 3-4 tbsp. Sriracha
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder, or 2 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1/2 tsp. EACH: Salt & Black Pepper
  • Parsley, for garnishing
  • Mini Wood Skewers, soaked in water for 20-30 minutes

Instructions

  1. To make the bang bang sauce, combine the mayo, soy sauce, sriracha, honey, vinegar, garlic powder, and 1/2 tsp. salt & black pepper in a large bowl. Whisk until smooth. Set aside.
  2. In a separate large bowl, combine the chicken, olive oil, and seasonings (paprika, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper). Toss until well coated in the seasonings.
  3. Layer 3-4 pieces of the seasoned chicken onto each wooden skewers. Place the chicken kebabs on your air fryer rack.
  4. Place 1/3 cup of the bang bang sauce in a separate bowl, reserving the larger portion for after baking. Use the separated 1/3 cup bang bang sauce to brush onto the chicken kebabs.
  5. Bake at 400F for 12-15 minutes, flip halfway through, until golden (internal temperature reaches 165F).
  6. Enjoy warm with freshly chopped parsley and the reserved bang bang sauce.

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Greta
March 26, 2024
This was fantastic! My family loved it!
Lynn
September 25, 2023
Hey Lauren, I’m making this recipe tonight. You forgot to mention where to put the soy sauce I’m assuming in with the chicken while it’s marinating or do you mean in with the bang bang sauce. Let me know.
Hayley Brown
November 13, 2023
Super easy and delicious! Love your content and your recipes are quickly becoming household faves ❤️
Greta
March 26, 2024
This was fantastic! My family loved it!
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Hayley Brown
November 13, 2023
Super easy and delicious! Love your content and your recipes are quickly becoming household faves ❤️
- From Author:
Thank you, Hayley!!
Lynn
September 25, 2023
Hey Lauren, I’m making this recipe tonight. You forgot to mention where to put the soy sauce I’m assuming in with the chicken while it’s marinating or do you mean in with the bang bang sauce. Let me know.
- From Author:
Yes, thank you for catching that typo! Hope you enjoy!