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Chicken with Bean sprouts Recipe

Chicken with Bean sprouts is a popular Chinese Main
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On :
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Chinese Recipe
Technique :
Braise Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 125 g / 4oz Chicken breast fillet, skinned
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1/4 Egg white, lightly beaten
  • 2 tsp - Corn flour paste
  • About 300 ml / 1/2 pint / 1 1/4 cups - vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, thinly shredded
  • 1 small green pepper, cored, de-seeded, and thinly shredded
  • 125 g / 4 oz / 2 cups - Fresh Bean sprouts
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - Light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp - Rice wine or dry sherry
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - Chinese stock
  • A few drops of sesame oil
  • Chilli sauce, to serve
  • How to Make Chicken with Bean sprouts:

    1. Thinly shred the chicken and mix it with a pinch of salt, the egg white and corn flour paste.
    2. Heat the oil in a preheated wok and stir-fry the chicken for about one minute, stirring to separate the shreds. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
    3. Pour off the oil, leaving about two table spoons on the wok.
    4. Add all the vegetables except the bean sprouts and stir-fry for about 2 minutes, then add the bean sprouts and stir for a few seconds.
    5. Return the chicken to the wok with the remaining salt, sugar, soy sauce and wine.
    6. Blend well and add the stock or water.
    7. Sprinkle with the sesame oil and serve at once.


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