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ginger chicken

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a recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

Spicy tender morsels of chicken dipped in a warm peanut sauce. Excellent. Source: unknown

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Ingredients For ginger chicken

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled, grated
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp, brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chicken breast tenders
  • 3 cups vegetable oil for frying
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. coarse black pepper
  • 4 eggs, beaten

How To Make ginger chicken

  • 1
    In large bowl, mix first 6 ingredients, stirring til sugar dissolves. Cut chicken into 1/2 inch strips. add chicken strips to bowl and marinate for at least 30 minutes. Heat oil in heavy pot. Mix flour, salt and pepper in shallow bowl; set aside. Remove chicken strips from marinade and discard sauce. Dip each strip in beaten eggs and dredge in flour mixture. Gently fry in oil for 2 minutes on each side. Keep in warm oven til ready to serve
  • 2
    Peanut Dipping Sauce: 3/4 cu peanut butter 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 2 Tbsp. soy sauce 2 Tbsp. fresh ginger, peeled, grated Dash hot sauce Blend all ingredients together in food processor til well mixed. Pour in additional coconut milk. This recipe makes a lot of creamy sauce. Toss extra sauce with noodles and cucumber strips for a quick weeknight dinner. Add crushed red chile flakes.

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