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Sweet Chili Chicken

Sweet Chili Chicken

With Garlic Rice and Roasted Green Beans

One of the most popular sauces used in Thai cuisine is *nam jim kai*—a sweet concoction that blends hot peppers into a syrup base. Fans of spicy heat will want to drizzle this stuff on everything. But first, we’ll show you how to turn it into a delectable glaze for chicken cutlets. After cooking the meat in the pan, you’ll add Thai chili, some sriracha, sugar, honey, and water, then simmer it down until it coats everything in sticky deliciousness. Meanwhile, the jasmine rice and green beans will be cooking away following some easy prep.


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Total Time35 minutes


serving amount

1 unit


1 thumb


2 clove


1 unit

Chili Pepper

½ cup

Jasmine Rice

6 ounce

Green Beans

10 ounce

Chicken Cutlets

2 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


Not included in your delivery

1 teaspoon

Olive Oil

1 teaspoon


4 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil



2 tablespoon


(Contains Milk)


Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2552 kJ
Calories610 kcal
Fat27 g
Saturated Fat10 g
Carbohydrate59 g
Sugar9 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein30 g
Cholesterol135 mg
Sodium115 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Medium Pot
Large Pan
Paper Towel



Wash and dry all produce. Adjust rack to upper position and preheat oven to 425 degrees. Zest 1 tsp zest from lime, then cut into quarters. Peel ginger, then mince or grate until you have 1 TBSP (save the rest for another use). Mince or grate garlic. Thinly slice chili, removing ribs and seeds for less heat.

Cook Rice

Heat a large drizzle of oil in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add half the ginger and half the garlic. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add rice, ¾ cup water, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then cover and lower heat to a gentle simmer. Cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Keep covered.

Roast Green Beans

Meanwhile, toss green beans with a drizzle of olive oil and a big pinch of salt and pepper on a baking sheet. Roast until browned and tender, about 15 minutes. Once done, remove from oven and toss with half the lime zest.

Cook Chicken

Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Pat chicken dry with a paper towel and season all over with salt and pepper. Add to pan and cook until browned and no longer pink throughout, 3-5 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside. Let pan cool slightly.

Make Glaze

Heat a drizzle of oil in pan used for chicken over medium-low heat. Add remaining ginger and garlic. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in honey, sriracha, juice from one lime quarter, 1 TBSP water, and 1 tsp sugar. Scrape up any browned bits on bottom of pan. Let simmer until thick and sticky, 1-2 minutes. Reduce heat to low and stir in 1 TBSP butter. Season with salt and pepper.

Finish and Serve

Return chicken to pan, flipping to coat in glaze. Fluff rice with a fork, then stir in 1 TBSP butter, remaining lime zest, and a squeeze of lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Divide rice and green beans between plates. Arrange chicken on top of rice, drizzling over any glaze in pan. Garnish with chili to taste. Serve with remaining lime quarters.