Chinese Garlic Chicken

11 Jul

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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
  • Marinade:
  • 1 T light soy sauce
  • 1 T dry sherry
  • Other:
  • 4 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped on the diagonal
  • a few drops sesame oil
  • 2 T light soy sauce
  • 1 T dry sherry
  • 1/4 tsp chili paste
  • oil for stir-frying

Directions:

Cut the chicken into bite-sized cubes. Place in a bowl, mix in the marinade ingredients and marinate for about 20-25 minutes.
While the chicken is marinating, prepare the garlic and green onions. Combine the sesame oil, light soy sauce, sherry and chili paste in a bowl and set aside.
Heat wok and add oil. When oil is ready, add the marinated chicken. Stir-fry briefly on high heat then add the garlic and green onion. Add the remaining ingredients and combine (total cooking time should be about 5 minutes). Serve hot with rice. Serves 4.

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