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Chinese Chicken 

Chinese chicken is simple to make but it gives a very tasty, attractive and nutritious meal. The chicken should be marinaded for a few hours before cooking but cooking time is only 12 minutes.

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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 chicken breasts

  • 5 ml sweet chilli sauce

  • 125 ml fresh chicken stock

  • 2 ml five spice powder

  • 2 ml ground ginger

  • 2 ml soy sauce

  • 45 ml olive oil

  • 1 red pepper

  • 150 g bean sprouts

  • 250 g frozen peas

  • 200 g rice

Method

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  1. Trim off any fat from the chicken breasts and dice them into cubes approximately 2 to 3 cm square.

  2. Pour the chicken stock over the chicken cubes in a medium sized bowl. Add the sweet chilli sauce, ground ginger, Chinese five spice, olive oil and soy sauce and mix well with a fork. Cover and place it in the fridge for one to two hours.

  3. Put the rice on to cook so that it will be ready at approximately the same time as the chicken is ready.

  4. Turn on the hot plate to its highest temperature, place a wok on it a minute before taking the chicken from the fridge. When the wok is piping hot add the entire contents of the chicken marinade. Fry for eight minutes turning the chicken every minute or so.

  5. Now add the bean sprouts, chopped pepper and frozen peas. Stir the ingredients gently, cooking for a further four minutes.

  6. Drain the rice and serve it with the chicken straight from the pan. There will be a small amount of cooking juices in the pan which should be spooned over the rice.

Chinese Chicken Recipe Step 1

Step 1Trim off any fat from the chicken breasts and dice them into cubes approximately 2 to 3 cm square.

Chinese Chicken Recipe Step 2

Step TwoPour the chicken stock over the chicken cubes in a medium sized bowl. Add the sweet chilli sauce, ground ginger, Chinese five spice, olive oil and soy sauce and mix well with a fork. Cover and place it in the fridge for one to two hours.

Step ThreePut the rice on to cook so that it will be ready at approximately the same time as the chicken is ready.

Step FourTurn on the hot plate to its highest temperature, place a wok on it a minute before taking the chicken from the fridge. When the wok is piping hot add the entire contents of the chicken marinade. Fry for eight minutes turning the chicken every minute or so.

Chinese Chicken Recipe Step 5

Step FiveNow add the bean sprouts, chopped pepper and frozen peas. Stir the ingredients gently, cooking for a further four minutes.

Chinese Chicken Recipe Step 6

Step SixDrain the rice and serve it with the chicken straight from the pan. There will be a small amount of cooking juices in the pan which should be spooned over the rice.

Tips
  1. If you don’t have fresh chicken stock, dissolve a chicken stock cube in 125 ml of water.

  2. If you don’t have a wok, use a medium sized frying pan.

Category: Entrée

Cuisine: Asian

Sub-Category: Poultry

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