peking chicken

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Vickie Parks
from Renton, WA

This is a super easy version of the classic Chinese dish that you can make at home. The long prep time is primarily the minimal chilling time.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6
prep time 3 Hr 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For peking chicken

  • 1 md
    scallion (green onion), thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
    low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry sherry
  • 1/3 c
    cornstarch
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil

How To Make peking chicken

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, combine scallion, soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch, ginger, sugar, and pepper; mix well. Add chicken chunks and toss to coat completely. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours.
  • 2
    In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Remove chicken from marinade, discarding marinade, and cook chicken in batches 8 to 10 minutes, or until crispy on all sides and no pink remains.

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