Peking Chicken

Peking Chicken Recipe

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Vickie Parks

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@Northwestgal

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
3 Hr 10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

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  • 1 medium
    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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Peking Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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