Ginger Chicken

Lynnda Cloutier


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

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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


  • 1In 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
  • 2Peanut 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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About Ginger Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken