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Sriracha Crunch Chex Mix On Orange Napkin

Sriracha Crunch Chex Mix

A spicy, sweet, and delightfully crunchy version of Chex Mix.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chex mix, spicy, wasabi
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 257kcal
Author Creative Culinary


For the Cereal Mix

  • 4 cups Rice Chex
  • 2 cups Rice Krispies
  • 2 cups Sugar Pops
  • 2 cups Shrimp chips
  • 1 c Peanuts
  • 1 cup Sriracha peas
  • 1 cup Wasabi peas
  • 1 cup Fried onion rings; large pieces broken
  • ½ cup Dried coconut

For the Sauce

  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 5 Tbsp Peanut butter creamy or chunky
  • 4 Tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp Sriracha hot sauce
  • ¾ tsp Garlic powder


Oven Method

  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees.
  • Melt butter, peanut butter and brown sugar in microwave until butter melts and peanut butter gets soft. Whisk until smooth. Stir in lime juice, Worcestershire, hot sauce and garlic powder. Make sure you stir this until it makes a thick, smooth sauce.
  • Mix all of the cereals and snack items into a large bowl. Add the sauce mixture and stir well.
  • Divide mixture between two large cookie sheets with rims and bake for one hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from oven; pour onto a parchment lined counter-top and let sit until cool and dry.

Microwave Method

  • Mix sauce ingredients in a microwave safe bowl as indicated for oven method.
  • Microwave for about two minutes. Stir well and nuke for another two minutes. Stir again. Keep cooking and stirring in two minute increments until combined and warm.
  • Follow rest of directions for oven method.


Use caution when cooking this in the microwave as the center gets hot first; take caution to not let it burn!


Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 284mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 6mg