Chicken Szechuan

by RaniaK
This spicy Szechuan chicken recipe gets its heat from Tabasco sauce, cayenne pepper and crushed chilies. Parboiling or
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Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken breasts(boneless, skinless, about 7 ounces each) - 4 nos
  • Egg whites - 2 nos
  • Cornstarch - 2 tbsp
  • Carrots(cut into thin strips) - 4 nos
  • Red bell pepper(sliced) - 1/2 of
  • Green Bell Pepper(sliced) - 1/2 of
  • Green onions(chopped) - 3 nos
  • Vegetable oil - 1 cup
For sauce:-
  • Shao Xing rice wine, dry sherry or cooking wine - 2 tbsp
  • *Worcestershire Sauce - 1 tsp
  • Tabasco sauce - 2 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
  • Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Brown sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Cayenne pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Crushed dried red chilies - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger - 2 slices
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Chicken breasts(boneless, skinless, about 7 ounces each) - 4 nos
  • Egg whites - 2 nos
  • Cornstarch - 2 tbsp
  • Carrots(cut into thin strips) - 4 nos
  • Red bell pepper(sliced) - 1/2 of
  • Green Bell Pepper(sliced) - 1/2 of
  • Green onions(chopped) - 3 nos
  • Vegetable oil - 1 cup
For sauce:-
  • Shao Xing rice wine, dry sherry or cooking wine - 2 tbsp
  • *Worcestershire Sauce - 1 tsp
  • Tabasco sauce - 2 tsp
  • Sesame oil - 2 tbsp
  • Soy sauce - 1 tbsp
  • Brown sugar - 2 tbsp
  • Cayenne pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Crushed dried red chilies - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger - 2 slices
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Instructions
  1. Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into thin strips.
  3. :- Partially freeze chicken breasts first to make this easier.
  4. Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  5. Whisk the cornstarch into the egg whites.
  6. Coat the chicken strips in the cornstarch mixture.
  7. Heat 1 cup oil in the wok.
  8. Cook the chicken strips briefly in the hot oil until they turn white.
  9. Remove the chicken and drain on paper towels.
  10. Clean out the wok and add 1 tablespoon oil.
  11. When the oil is hot, add the carrots.
  12. Stir-fry briefly and add the peppers.
  13. Make a "well" in the middle of the wok and add the sauce.
  14. Heat briefly and then mix the sauce in with the vegetables.
  15. Return the chicken to the wok.
  16. Stir-fry 1 to 2 more minutes.
  17. Stir in the green onions.
  18. :- Serve with rice.
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