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Sichuan Chicken

My version of Sichuan Chicken, its hot and yummy….. Give it a try and I can bet, you will fall in love with this quick and tasty stir fry ….

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 2 chicken breasts boneless, skinless cut into cubes
  • 1 can baby corn cut diagonally into pieces
  • 1 red onion cut into cubes
  • 1 capsicum cut into cubes
  • 1 red/ orange/ yellow bell pepper cut into cubes
  • 1 cup spring onion chopped
  • Oil 6 tbspns
  • 1 tbspn minced garlic
  • 2 tbspns red chilli paste
  • Some red chilli flakes (if you like hot)
  • A pinch of cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock (1 cup of warm water with chicken cube/ chicken salt)
  • 2 tbspns vinegar
  • 2 tbspns soy sauce
  • 1 tbspn chilli sauce (hot sauce)
  • Salt to taste

Procedure:

-Heat 4 tbspns of oil in a wok/ pan and fry garlic and chilli paste for 30 seconds. Add chicken and let it turn white on medium heat. Fry until the meat moisture evaporates and oil begins to separate.

-Add all the veggies except onion and baby corn and stir fry until the peppers get a nice golden color. Add the chicken stock and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.

-Now add all the sauces and seasonings and mix. Simmer.

-Meanwhile in a separate pan, heat 2 tbspns of oil and fry red onion cubes on high heat until it gets caramelised.

-When the sauce begins to thicken, stir in baby corn and fried onion.

-Give it a last mix and add spring onion.

-Serve with boiled rice.

Chicken Chow Mein

My recipe ……

Ayesha's Kitchen

Ayesha’s Kitchen

Ingredients:

  • 2 x 375g packets of boiled chow mein noodles (I got it from my local Asian grocery store, if you don’t have any Asian grocery store then you can ask your local store for chow mien noodles and boil it as per instructions given on the packet)
  • 2 carrots julienne
  • 4 cups thinly sliced cabbage
  • 1 ½ cups sliced green onion
  • 1 capsicum sliced (Optional)
  • Black pepper
  • 1 tbspns soy sauce
  • 1 tbspn oyster sauce
  • 1 cup oil
  • 1 sliced onion

FOR CHCIKEN

  • 2 chicken breasts (thinly sliced)
  • 4 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • Salt
  • 2 tbspns hot sauce/ chilli sauce
  • 2 tbspns dark soy sauce
  • 3 tbspns oyster sauce
  • Pepper
  • ½ tspn white pepper
  • 1 tspn ajinomoto

Procedure:

-Marinate chicken for 30 minutes.

-Prepare noodles as per the instructions given on the packet.

-Heat ½ cup of oil and fry onion until its golden. Add marinated chicken and fry until its white. Do not dry the sauce.

-Take it out in bowl with the sauce.

-In same pan, heat rest of the oil and add all the vegetables except the green onion.

-Sauté on high heat for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add boiled noodles and mix. Add chicken with all the juices and cook. Add soy sauce, green onion and oyster sauce. Mix well and when the gravy is dry and the noodles look good, serve.