September 10, 2012

SZECHWAN STYLE CHICKEN


SZECHWAN STYLE CHICKEN

SZECHWAN STYLE CHICKEN
SZECHWAN STYLE CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS :
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

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

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

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