Sweet Chili Chicken Rice Bowl

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Tasty marinated bulgogi chicken thighs served over hot rice along with spinach and a fried egg, covered in in a sweet and spicy orange salsa and plenty of fresh herbs.


  • 4 cups steamed rice (I used brown short grained rice)
  • 2 cups grilled orange bulgogi chicken, shredded (see below)
  • 4 jalapenos, grilled and sliced
  • 2 cups steamed spinach
  • 4 fried eggs
  • salsa naranja to taste
  • 4 teaspoons fried shallots
  • 4 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 handful Thai basil, torn
  • 1 handful cilantro, torn


  1. Assemble rice bowls and enjoy.

Orange Chicken Bulgogi

Grilled chicken thighs done bulgogi style with orange juice for a hit of citrusy brightness.

Servings: makes 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 1 Asian pear, grated
  • 1 tablespoon oil


  1. Marinate the chicken in the orange juice, lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, ginger and the pear of a least 30 minutes to over night.
  2. Brush a grill pan with the oil and heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Place the chicken in the pan and grill until cooked, about 3-4 minutes per side and set aside. (You don’t want to crowd the pan so you may have to do this in batches.

Salsa Naranja

A sweet and spicy orange salsa packed with fresh herbs.
Servings: makes 2 cups

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 1 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 green onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 thumb ginger, grated
  • 1/2 cup (loosely packed) basil preferably Thai
  • 1/2 cup (loosely packed) cilantro
  • 2 birds eye chilies
  • 2 cayenne chilies
  • 2 tablespoons gochugaru
  • 1 tablespoon gochujang
  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper


  1. Puree everything in a food processor.



Recipe Comments

  1. posted by therundown2k3 on Mar 19, 2013

    Hi all,
    I would like to cook a wonderful chinese dinner for my family, w/o any eggs b/c my youngest child is allergic. I would love to prepare fried rice, egg rolls, sesame chicken, beef and broccoli, cheese wontons,m and the sweet red sauce that goes over the sweet and sour chicken. Any recipes would be great!

  2. posted by turg143 on Mar 22, 2013

    We don’t have a deep fryer and plus my mom wouldn’t buy us one. How do you make deep fried chicken wings without a fryer? What kind of oil do you need? Any tips?? Thanks in advance 😀

  3. posted by Sonny on Mar 25, 2013

    i wanna cook a special for my bf …. he likes meat a lot , salads, potatoes… and chocolate or some kind of pudding like rice pudding that is not so sweet… any ideas?

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