Spicy Szechuan Chicken

Recipe: Spicy Szechuan Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Chicken breasts
  • 4 teaspoon Cornstarch — divided
  • 1 Clove garlic — minced fine
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 egg white 2 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoon Dry sherry
  • 3/4 cup Sliced bamboo shoots
  • 1 teaspoon Grated peeled fresh
  • gingeroot 1/4 cup Diced green chilies
  • 2 tablespoon Chopped green onion
  • 1/2 cup Roasted — skinned peanuts

Instructions:

  1. Cut chicken into 2- by 1/2-inch strips. Place in a large pie plate. Sprinkle 2 tsp. cornstarch over chicken and mix well to coat chicken. Add egg white and mix again.
  2. Heat oil in wok or a 12-inch frying pan. Add chicken and bamboo shoots and stir-fry about 3 minutes (use a wooden spoon or wooden fork).
  3. Add chilies and peanuts; stir-fry 2 minutes. Combine all remaining ingredients except green onion with remaining 2 tsp. cornstarch and add to wok or pan.
  4. Stir-fry and heat until sauce is thick and smooth and mixture is well blended. Add green onion.
  5. Stir-fry 30 seconds to warm onions. Serve immediately.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)