Schezwan Style Chicken

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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
  • For Sauce:
  • 100 ml - chicken stock
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tbsp - soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp - sesame oil
  • 1 tsp - vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp - five spice powder
  • 1/4 tsp - black pepper
  • 2 tsp - corn flour, in one tbsp stock/ water

How to Make Schezwan Style Chicken

  • Coat chicken in corn flour, salt and five-spice powder.
  • Brush off whatever is in 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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