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spicy szechaun stir-fry

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Diane Atherton

Finding tasty foods while trying to eat healthy is important to me! It doesn't have to lack in flavor to be healthy. This is my take on Szechuan Chicken. This was spicy, slightly crunchy and very tasty. Hope you enjoy!

★★★★★ 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spicy szechaun stir-fry

  • 1 lb
    chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
  • 4 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp
    ginger powder
  • 2 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    carrots, cut into thin strips
  • 1 c
    broccoli florets
  • 1 lg
    bell pepper, julienne
  • 1 md
    onion, julienne
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, light
  • 1/4 c
    rice wine, cooking sherry or cooking wine
  • salt to taste, optional
  • toasted sesame seed
  • cooked rice

How To Make spicy szechaun stir-fry

  • 1
    Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels; cut into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  • 2
    Prepare vegetables; set aside.
  • 3
    Heat a large Wok over a high heat until hot; add 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add pepper flakes, ginger and garlic; stir fry for 1 minute.
  • 4
    Add carrots and stir fry for 1 minute and then add remaining vegetables and sprinkle with cayenne; stir fry of 1 minute.
  • 5
    Add chicken, soy sauce,wine and salt if desired; stir fry until chicken is cooked and the vegetables are cooked but al dente (about 5 minutes).
  • 6
    Serve over rice; sprinkle with toasted sesame seed.

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