Chinese Garlic Chicken with Vegetables

Nor M.

By
@Adashofloverecipes

This dish is fantastic. I make this dish quite often. I think it is better than take out Chinese. My family is adding this to one of their favorites. I hope you all enjoy it as much as we do


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stir-Fry

Ingredients

2 lb
boneless chicken breasts( about 2 large breasts) cut in to 3/4 inch strips
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1/4 c
canola oil divided

NOTE: YOU MAY SUBSTITUTE GREEN BEANS AND ASPARAGUS WITH YOUR CHOICE OF VEGGIES EQUALING 4 CUPS TOTAL VEGGIES

2 c
green beans with ends cut off, or brocolli
2 c
asparagus tips( i used the thinner asparagus) about the diameter of the green beans
5 clove
chopped garlic
4-5
white ends ( root) of green onion peeled and chopped
3 Tbsp
corn starch divided
1/4 c
water divided
2 Tbsp
tamari soy sauce
2 Tbsp
hoisin sauce

RICE

4-5 c
cooked rice optional chinese or jasmine,or rice of choice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Take out all ingredients. Measure half of water and mix with 2 tablespoons of corn starch. Set aside. Cut chicken in to strips about 3/4 inch wide by 2-3 inches in length.
2
In a bowl mix the chicken with the soy sauce. I use my hands to combine well. Add 2 tablespoons of corn starch ,and the black pepper. Mix well and set aside.
Chop the garlic and onion bulbs in a food processor together,or chop with knife. set aside
3
Heat 1/2 of oil on high heat in a large wok or large non stick fry pan. When nice and hot add the chicken soy mixture to pan. Fry until almost done. Add onion and garlic and stir fry for about 2 minutes. Remove chicken to plate.
4
Add the rest of the oil to pan. Add the Vegetables to oil,and stir fry for about a minute.Add 2-3 tablespoons of water Add the Hoisin sauce and fry. Cover with lid. Cook and uncover stirring until softened a bit and cooked.
5
Add in the chicken,and Corn starch water mixture, and stir fry for 1 minute. Serve alone or over cooked rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy