Prep Time:5 minutes Cook Time:15
minutes Total Time:20 minutes Servings: 4
A tasty Chinese chicken dish with spicy chilies and mouth
numbing sichuan peppercorns that is so quick and easy to make!
tablespoon oil (peanut or vegetable)
pound chicken breast, cut into bite sized pieces
dried red chilies
teaspoon sichuan peppercorns, toasted and ground (optional)
tablespoon garlic, minced/grated
tablespoon ginger, minced/grated
cup chicken broth (or water)
tablespoons light soy sauce
tablespoon dark soy sauce
tablespoon chinkiang (Chinese black vinegar) (or balsamic vinegar)
cup roasted peanuts, coarsely chopped
teaspoon sesame oil
green onions, sliced
the oil in a large skillet (or wok) over medium-high heat, add the chicken
and saute until lightly golden brown.
the chilies, sichuan peppercorns, garlic and ginger and cook until
fragrant, about a minute.
the mixture of the broth, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, vinegar, sugar
and cornstarch, bring to a boil and simmer until it thickens a bit, about
from heat, mix in the peanuts, sesame oil and green onions and enjoy over
rice or noodles!
Option: Add a veggie like a diced bell pepper or snap
Note: You do not eat the dried chilies. They are there to add heat and
left in the finished dish for the visual effect.
Tip: Start cooking the rice just before starting this recipe and they
will be done at the same time!