Who doesn't enjoy a tempting Chinese spread on the table? Those stir-fry veggies or meat tossed in fiery sauces, is something none of us can ever resist. Whether it is a street-style Chinese van selling 'desi' Chinese meals or a fine-dine with authentic flavours, there is something about a bowl of fried rice or piping hot broths that make us go weak in the knees. Have you ever wondered what is the secret ingredient that makes all Chinese foods so good? Full of flavour and hot spices, schezwan sauce is one ingredient that makes it all a tantalising affair and is used in various ways cross Asian cuisine.
From plain rice or noodles to your favourite vegetables cooked together in the stellar sauce, one can make as many stunning dishes as possible for a hearty meal. Schezwan chicken is one such stellar dish that has a huge fan-following, thanks to its spicy flavours. Imagine juicy chicken tossed in a hot and flavourful sauce made of chillies, five-spice, soya sauce and more such fiery ingredients. Aren't you slurping already? We are!
If you love gorging on spicy Chinese dishes, chicken schezwan is just what you need for a splendid weekend dinner! We have a quick and easy chicken schezwan recipe that you can try at home. For this recipe, all you need is boneless chicken that is coated with corn flour and five spice powder. It is then stir-fried and cooked with chillies, ginger, garlic, onion and a freshly-made schezwan sauce.
The sauce is made with chicken stock, sugar, soya sauce, vinegar and five spices powder. This recipe also uses Chinese rum/wine but you can choose to skip it.
Fin the full recipe of chicken schezwan here.
Schezwan chicken goes well with steamed rice or noodles for a wholesome meal.
Try it at home and share your experience with us in the comments section below.