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Chinatown Chicken Recipe

Chinatown Chicken
Chinatown chicken is a delicious Chinese dish that goes great served over brown or white rice. The chicken is coated with cornstarch and then deep-fried. If you would prefer you can cook the chicken in a wok or skillet in a little bit of hot oil instead. The chicken is coated with a sauce. The sauce has kind of a sweet, sour and salty flavor from ingredients such as honey, soy sauce and vinegar. You can serve with recipe with rice and egg rolls. Enjoy.

Chinatown Chicken

Chinatown Chicken

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts  (cut into 1 inch chunks)
  • 1 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • oil (for frying)

Directions:

  1. In a medium bowl combine garlic, ginger, white pepper, soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar and honey. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Coat the chicken pieces with the cornstarch until evenly coated. Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 375 degrees F. Cook the chicken in batches until golden brown and fully cooked (the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F.). Drain on a plate lined with paper towels. 
  3. While the chicken is cooking. Pour the sauce into a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  4. Toss the cooked chicken with the sauce and serve over rice and top with sliced green onions if desired. 

 

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