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
prep time20 Min
cook time15 Min
Ingredients For chinese garlic chicken with vegetables
boneless chicken breasts( about 2 large breasts) cut in to 3/4 inch strips
ground black pepper
canola oil divided
NOTE: YOU MAY SUBSTITUTE GREEN BEANS AND ASPARAGUS WITH YOUR CHOICE OF VEGGIES EQUALING 4 CUPS TOTAL VEGGIES
green beans with ends cut off, or brocolli
asparagus tips( i used the thinner asparagus) about the diameter of the green beans
white ends ( root) of green onion peeled and chopped
corn starch divided
tamari soy sauce
cooked rice optional chinese or jasmine,or rice of choice
How To Make chinese garlic chicken with vegetables
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.
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
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.
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.
Add in the chicken,and Corn starch water mixture, and stir fry for 1 minute. Serve alone or over cooked rice.
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