Chili’s Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers

Jan 2, 2012 by

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Chili’s Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers. Is the most popular copycat recipe on my site.

Ingredients:

For the Chipotle Sauce:
2/3 cup honey
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon white vinegar
2 tsp ground chipotle chile pepper powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tbsp hot sauce
For the batter:
1 eggs beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/4 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp garlic powder
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
For the breading:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp salt
3/4 tsp paprika
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions:

Make honey-chipotle sauce by combining all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat until boiling.Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes, then remove from heat.

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Heat the canola oil in the fryer to 350F. Whisk together all ingredients except the flour, after all combined then you add the flour.

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 Make the breading by combining all ingredients in another pan.chipotle%20breading Chilis Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers
When you are ready to fry the chicken, dip each piece of chicken into the batter. Lift the chicken out of the batter and let some of the excess drip off. Toss the chicken into the dry breading and coat completely. Drop the breaded chicken into the hot oil and fry for 4 minutes, or until golden brown.Remove chicken from oil and allow to drain on paper towels. When all the chicken tenders are done, drop them into a large glass or metal bowl. Pour the sauce over the top, and toss gently until all the chicken tenders are coated with the sauce.chipotle%20frying Chilis Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers

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Chili's Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers

Rating: 41

Prep Time: 1 hour

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 12 minutes

ChiliCrispers Chilis Honey Chipotle Chicken Crispers

Another great copycat recipe of chili's crispy honey chipotle chicken

Ingredients

    For the Chipotle Sauce:
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 2 tsp ground chipotle chile pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • For the batter:
  • 1 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • For the breading:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Make honey-chipotle sauce by combining all ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat until boiling.Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes, then remove from heat.
  2. Heat canola oil in fryer to 350F. Whisk together all ingredients for the batter except the flour,after all combined you add the flour.
  3. Make the breading by combining all ingredients in another pan.
  4. When you are ready to fry the chicken, dip each piece of chicken into the batter. Lift the chicken out of the batter and let some of the excess drip off. Toss the chicken into the dry breading and coat completely. Drop the breaded chicken into the hot oil and fry for 4 minutes, or until golden brown.Remove chicken from oil and allow to drain on paper towels. When all the chicken tenders are done, drop them into a large glass or metal bowl. Pour the sauce over the top, and toss gently until all the chicken tenders are coated with the sauce.
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23 Comments

  1. Erin

    Hi,

    Would this be good served with white rice?

    • arrisje

      Erin. I never tried it with rice. I am quite sure it will taste good.

  2. Tonya

    I absolutely love Chilis sauce so I was hoping to make wings with this receipe and couldnt find the ground chipotle pepper so ended up using Southwest Chipotle.. not spot on but definitely good!! hope to find the seasoning at a different grocery store! Thanks!!

    • arrisje

      Glad you like it. I buy mine @ Kroger. I don’t know if there is one in your area.

    • Spider

      Found the seasoning at foodlion in the mexican food section it helps. Cooking this tonight will let you know how my family likes it ty! :)

  3. Stephanie Prince

    Great recipe! ! Absolutely loved.. Right on point with chilis as well… Tasted great with blue cheese.. Now getting ready to try as a glaze over steamed shrimp! ! :)

    • arrisje

      Thanks. Yes the sauce is good on a lot of other kinds of food. My next try will be the ribs.

  4. Kristen

    Thank you so much for posting this!! I just made it for dinner and it was AMAZING. I expected it to be pretty good, but I didn’t expect it to be SO close to the chili’s version. It’s the exact same thing! Sooo delicious.

  5. Claudia

    every time I go to chilis I order this every single time… So I was looking for it.saw this recipe..made it …well just the honey chipotle and bought the chicken already made and I loved it my husband said it was better than chilis …
    Except for one little thing I couldnt find chilli chipotle powder so I used 2 cubes of Knorr chipotle flavor .still good thoe
    Thanks for sharing the recipe

    • arrisje

      Glad you like it and thanks for the tip 2 cubes of Knorr chipotle flavor. I have never seen it here. But I will look for it the next time I go to the store. Believe it or not this is the “hottest” recipe on my site. :)

  6. Claudia

    every time I go to chilis I order this every single time… So I was looking for it.saw this recipe..made it …well just the honey chipotle and bought the chicken already made and I loved it my husband said it was better than chilis …
    Except for one little thing I couldnt find chilli chipotle powder so I used 2 cubes of Knorr chipotle flavor .still good thoe
    Thanks for sharing the recipe:)

  7. Jessica

    This was the best I have tried so far!!!! Thank you for posting!!

  8. Larry Mahar

    Only problem i had with the catfish was that I didnt prepare enough, Delicious

  9. Larry Mahar

    Will be trying this recipe with catfish nuggets tonight..

    • arrisje

      Never thought to replace the chicken with fish. Great idea Larry.

  10. Larry Mahar

    Thanks, this one is another keeper. I just pushed away from the table…

  11. nancy gray

    followed your recipe. had this for dinner last nite..awesome!

    my family thinks I am a master cook, thanks to you.

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