Szechwan Style Chicken Recipe

 
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Szechwan Style Chicken
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Boneless chicken cooked with freshly made sauce.

Ingredients of Szechwan Style Chicken

  • 1/2 kg boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 Tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp five spice powder
  • 75 ml oil
  • 15 dried red chillies
  • 2 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 6 spring onions -cut into 1' lengths
  • For the sauce:
  • 100 ml chicken stock
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese wine/rum
  • 1/4 tsp five spice powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp of corn flour - in one Tbsp stock/ water

How to Make Szechwan Style Chicken

  • 1.Coat chicken in corn flour, salt and five-spice powder. Brush off excess.
  • 2.Stir-fry the chicken until lightly coloured. Remove from pan. Pour off all but 3 Tbsp of oil.
  • 3.Add chillies, garlic and ginger. Cook for 30 seconds before adding onions and all the sauce ingredients.
  • 4.Bring to a boil, return chicken to pan, heat through and serve with steamed rice.

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