Simply Sophisticated Cooking | Slowed Cooked Chinese Five Spice Shredded Chicken Sliders with Apple Slices and Carrot, Black Radish and Jalapeno SlawSaturday, January 28th, marks the beginning of the Year of the Rooster and I’m sharing 17 Asian-inspired chicken recipes to get you into the mood.

I’m an excited tiger this year. According to my Chinese horoscope it’s going to be an awesome year. Here’s the link to find out how the Year of the Rooster is going to treat you.

I don’t live my life by horoscopes but I do find them interesting. It’s fun to compare the horoscope predictions to what happens in the real world. Plus it cheers me up to see a positive prediction when I’m down. Just a little fun in a too serious world. And being just a little less serious is part of my goal of finding the BETTER ME in 2017.

I don’t know about you but I love Asian food. It just makes me happy. Hopefully you feel the same way because I’m bringing you plenty of Asian-inspired chicken recipes for our Year of the Rooster celebration.

1. Easy Thai Satay Chicken

Cafe Delites | Easy Thai Satay Chicken
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Chicken Satay and Peanut Sauce are on of my favorite Thai snacks, so I was completely happy to find Cafe Delites’ easy recipe for Easy Thai Satay Chicken with Peanut Sauce to make at home.

2. Chicken Fried Rice

Life Love and Good Food | Chicken Fried Rice
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Skip the take out and make the goodness of Chicken Fried Rice at home with Life Love and Good Food’s simply delicious recipe.

3.. Three Cup Chicken

Rasa Malaysia | Three Cup Chicken
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Here’s an easy to make yummy Taiwanese Three Cup Chicken recipe from Rasa Malaysia that is not only easy but only uses nine ingredients and a little time to make.

4. Dragon Chicken

Yummy Tummy | Dragon Chicken
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You’ll fire the dragon fire with a delicious mixture of spicy chilies, cashews and chicken in Yummy Tummy’s recipe for Dragon Chicken. Serve over rice or with veggie lo mein for a complete meal.

5. Slowed Cooked Chinese Five Spice Shredded Chicken Sliders with Carrot, Black Radish and Jalapeno Slaw

Simply Sophisticated Cooking | Slowed Cooked Chinese Five Spice Shredded Chicken Sliders with Apple Slices and Carrot, Black Radish and Jalapeno Slaw

Spicy, sweet Asian flavored chicken thighs marry with a spicy-sweet, slightly sour Carrot, Black Radish and Jalapeno Slaw on a Slightly Sweet Wheat Bun from Simply Sophisticated Cooking in a delicious harmony of flavors.

6. Crispy Sesame Chicken with Sticky Asian Sauce

Kitchen Sanctuary | Crispy Sesame Chicken with Sticky Asian Sauce
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Kitchen Sanctuary’s recipe for Crispy Sesame Chicken with Sticky Asian Sauce can be made at home in about the same time it takes your favorite Asian restaurant to deliver.

7. Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

Manna & Spice | Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry
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Manna & Spice’s recipe for Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry is low-fat and delicious served over steamed rice. It’s also friendly for those on the Whole30 and Paleo diets if you’re looking for Asian recipes.

8. Kung Pao Chicken

Savory Tooth | Authentic Kung Pao Chicken
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Get your spicy Kung Pao Chicken fix at home with Savory Tooth’s tasty Authentic Kung Pao Chicken recipe.

9. Teriyaki Glazed Meatballs

Spiced | Teriyaki Glazed Meatballs
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Personally, I would make homemade meatballs, but the Spiced blog’s yummy Teriyaki Glazed Meatball recipe using already made meatballs is a perfect way to put a meal on the table fast when you’re tired or in a hurry.

10. Chili Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

Purple Cinnamon | Chili Basil Chicken Stir-Fry
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You can’t go wrong with lots of chilies, chicken and fresh basil, as in Purple Cinnamon’s Chili Basil Chicken Stir-Fry recipe.

11. Easy Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Stir-Fry

My Korean Kitchen | Easy Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Stir-Fry
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You don’t get to make excuses for not making My Korean Kitchen’s Easy Chicken and Broccoli Noodle Stir-Fry recipe at home because this delicious dish comes together in 15 minutes or less.

12. Chicken Khao Soi

Vodka & Biscuits | Chicken Khao Soi
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Think flavorful, spicy pad thai is a soup when you make Vodka and Biscuits’ Asian-inspired recipe for Chicken Khao Soi.

13. Asian Chopped Chicken Salad

Jo Cooks | Asian Chopped Chicken Salad
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Sweet, crunchy and spicy all rolled into one dish, like in Jo Cooks’ Asian Chopped Chicken Salad recipe is my tasty and healthy kinda dish.

14. Sticky Soy Glazed Chicken Wings

My Little Larder | Sticky Soy Glazed Chicken Wings
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Eat your fill of wings without the guilt with these delicious baked Sticky Soy Glazed Chicken Wings recipe from My little Larder.

15. Homemade Chicken Manchow Soup

My Food Story | Homemade Chicken Manchow Soup
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Feel the comfort of home with this Asian-inspired chicken soup recipe for Homemade Chicken Manchow Soup from My Food Soup.

16. Miso-Butter Chicken with Garlic Pan Sauce

Nerds with Knives | Miso-Butter Chicken with Garlic Pan Sauce
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Enjoy the salty flavors of miso and garlic in this simple Miso-Butter Chicken with Garlic Pan Sauce recipe from Nerds with Knives.

17. Sesame Pomegranate Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice

Gringalicious | Sesame Pomegranate Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice
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Get your fried, yummy, sticky Asian craving on with Gringalicious’s recipe for Sesame Pomegranate Chicken and Veggie Fried Rice.

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