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Spicy Chicken Lotus Buns Recipe

Updated: Jul 8

Lotus buns filled with chicken nuggets, crispy lettuce, and a spicy savory mayo paired with our Midnight Spice Sauce!

As the Fourth of July approaches, why not add a touch of international flair to your celebration for all to enjoy? This Spicy Chicken Lotus Buns Recipe combines bold flavors of spicy chicken with pillowy texture of lotus buns and a crispy crunch of veggies. This recipe is perfect for those who love a bit of heat and crave a unique twist on traditional Asian street food. These spicy chicken lotus buns are a fantastic addition to any Independence Day gathering that is quick and simple to make.

Spicy Chicken Lotus Bun

Embrace the heat this Independence Day with our bold Spicy Chicken Lotus Buns! Featuring crispy chicken nuggets, crisp lettuce, and a zesty splash of spicy mayo, all topped off with our exclusive Midnight Spice Sauce for an unforgettable celebration! For this recipe we used chicken nuggets from Costco, but any other chicken nugget brand will work just fine for this recipe. Lettuce is readily available in any grocery store, along with Kewpie Mayonise, Siracha Sauce, and ketchup for the spicy mayo. As for our midnight spice sauce, its readily on Amazon and our website. Our Lotus Bun is available in select retailers including CENTRAL FISH INC, ASIAN MART, PACIFIC MERCANTILE CO., TANUKI MART LLC.(N), SWEET PANDA LLC., ASIA ROYAL GROCERY  #2, CHO BA MIEN ASIAN MARKET, KIMCHI MART INC, and BOLSA ORIENTAL MARKET.


  1. Steam buns: Buns should be steamed for 7 minutes for the best texture and taste

  2. Prep chicken: Chicken nuggets should be air fried for 13 minutes at 380 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. Prep Spicy Mayo Sauce: Mix together Kewpie Mayonise, Siracha Sauce, and ketchup for the perfect spicy mayo sauce! (Measurements listed below)

  4. Add sauce to buns: Smoothly apply the spicy mayo sauce to to the freshly cooked lotus buns.

  5. Place chicken in bun: Place the freshly cooked nugget into a lotus bun.

  6. Veggies: Add lettuce and cilantro to your lotus buns and cherry tomatoes to your plate for the perfect veggies for this recipe!

  7. Spice it up: Grab your Midnight Sauce and drizzle over the bun filling.

  8. Serve: Pair our spicy Chicken Lotus Buns with our refreshing Little Jasmine Bottle Teas for a perfect summer culinary harmony!



  • 4 tablespoons Kewpie Mayonaise

  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons Ketchup


  • Frozen Lotus Buns

  • Midnight Spice Sauce

  • Frozen chicken nuggets

  • Lettuce

  • Cilantro

  • Cherry Tomatoes

Watch our recipe tutorial video:

Enjoy! If you made this recipe and share it on Instagram or Facebook, please be sure to tag us @arroyokitchen + @littlejasminefoods. We'd love to see your creations and how you're celebrating this weekend. Thank you!

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