Schezwan Chicken

Schezwan Chicken

Ingredients :
-> 1/2 kg boneless chicken breasts
-> 4 Tbsp corn flour
-> 1 tsp salt
-> 1/2 tsp five spice powder
-> 75 ml oil
-> 7-8 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 1 Tbsp stock/ water

Method

-> Coat chicken in corn flour, salt and five-spice powder. Brush off excess.

-> Stir-fry the chicken until lightly colored. 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.

-> Serve with steamed rice.

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