Poultry Essentials: Spicy Chicken Fry

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

Got 30 minutes to spare, and a few common ingredients at hand? Well, I’ve got a brilliant recipe for spicy chicken that will make everyone happy.

Towards the end of working on this recipe, I added a tablespoon of pomegranate syrup, and it really lit the sauce up.

This recipe will feed 2 or 3 adults; however, it can easily be cut back to serve a quick dinner for one.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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Serves:
2 or 3
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • THE SAUCE

  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh clover honey
  • 4 Tbsp
    tamari sauce
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar, plain variety
  • 1 tsp
    tomato paste
  • 1 tsp
    ginger, freshly grated
  • 2 Tbsp
    shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt, kosher variety
  • 1/8 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 tsp
    hot sauce, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    pomegranate syrup (optional)
  • THE CHICKEN

  • 5 Tbsp
    cornstarch or arrowroot powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt kosher variety, or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
  • 1 lb
    chicken thighs, boneless, skinless
  • 2 Tbsp
    grapeseed oil, or other non-flavored oil
  • ADDITIONAL ITEMS

  • ·
    long-grain white rice, for serving

How to Make Poultry Essentials: Spicy Chicken Fry

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. THE SAUCE
  3. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  4. Place all the ingredients for the sauce in a small pan over medium heat.
  5. Bring up to a light simmer, allow to cook for 5 minutes, then cover and reserve.
  6. Chef’s Note: Lower the heat just enough to keep it warm, but there should be no movement in the pan.
  7. Chef’s Note: You could make this sauce a day or two in advance, and then warm it up when it’s needed.
  8. THE CHICKEN
  9. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  10. Combine the cornstarch (or arrowroot powder), with the salt & pepper in a small bowl, and reserve.
  11. Cut the chicken into small bite-sized pieces, and pat dry.
  12. Toss the chicken with the coating.
  13. Add the grapeseed oil to a large skillet over medium heat.
  14. When the oil begins to shimmer, add the coated chicken.
  15. Chef’s Note: We don’t want to crowd the chicken, so if you have a smaller pan, cook the chicken in two batches.
  16. Gently cook the chicken, turning occasionally, until cooked, and the pieces begin to turn a golden brown, about 6 – 8 minutes.
  17. PLATE/PRESENT
  18. Add the chicken to a plate of rice, and then drizzle some of that yummy sauce over the top. Enjoy.
  19. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Poultry Essentials: Spicy Chicken Fry

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Low Fat Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy




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