Chicken Szechwan

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

440 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - chicken joints
  • 1 tbsp - soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp - vinegar
  • 2 tsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp - MSG, optional
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • For Sauce: 1 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli powder, mix together
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - chopped garlic
  • 1 tbsp - chopped green chilies
  • 1 tbsp - vinegar
  • 1 to 2 tsp - soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp - corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp - MSG (Optional)
  • salt to taste

How to Make Chicken Szechwan

  • Marinate the chicken pieces with rest of the ingredients for 1-2 Hrs(or longer in the fridge).
  • Place on a shallow plate and pour 1 Tbsp of oil on it.
  • Cook on full power covering for 7-9 minutes ( rearrange the pieces after 1/2 the time).
  • Allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • For Sauce: Heat the oil. Fry garlic till light brown.
  • Add chillies. Fry for 1/2 minute.
  • Add chilli paste, fry for 1/2 minute.
  • Add water, mixed with rest of the ingredients.
  • Simmer till the sauce thickens. Pour over chicken.
  • Serve hot garnished with spring onions, with fried rice or noodles.

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