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Chinese Chicken

By Alpha_Wolf-2 (GoodFood Community)
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    • Sauce can marinate for a few hours before
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  • Serves 5
A meal the whole family will enjoy - even the fussy ones!
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Ingredients

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (depending on brand)
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 8 tbsp soy sauce

Coating and cooking

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (depending on brand)
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 8 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 tbsp cornflour/cornstarch
  • 10 tbsp plain/all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 chicken breast fillets chopped into bite-size chunks
  • 5 tbsp vegeatable oil

To Serve

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 3 tbsp Chinese rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp sweet chilli sauce (depending on brand)
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 8 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 3 tbsp cornflour/cornstarch
  • 10 tbsp plain/all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 chicken breast fillets chopped into bite-size chunks
  • 5 tbsp vegeatable oil
  • Boiled rice
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Small bunch spring onions/scallions chopped

Method

  • STEP 1
    Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan until very hot.
  • STEP 2
    Whilst the oil is heating, place the egg in one shallow bowl and the cornflour/cornstarch in another shallow bowl. Add the flour, salt, pepper, garlic salt and paprika to another shallow bowl and mix together.
  • STEP 3
    Dredge the chicken in the cornflour, then dip in the egg ,making sure all the chicken is coated in the egg, and finally dredge it in the seasoned flour. Add to the wok and cook on a high heat for 6-7 minutes, turning two or three times during cooking, until well browned.
  • STEP 4
    Remove the chicken from the pan and place in a bowl lined with kitchen towels.
  • STEP 5
    Add all of the sauce ingredients to the hot wok, stir and bubble on a high heat until the sauce reduces by about a third , 2-3 minutes. Add the chicken back in and toss in the sauce to coat. Cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • STEP 6
    Turn off the heat.Serve with boiled rice and top with sesame seeds and spring onions.
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