Szechuan Chicken with Peanuts

Sara Andrea




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  • 1 lb
    chicken breast cut into thin strips
  • 3 Tbsp
    hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili garlic sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger, peeled and minced
  • 2 clove
    garlice minced
  • 1
    bell pepper, chopped
  • 2
    carrots, thinly sliced on teh diagonal
  • 1/4 c
    peanuts, unsalted dry roasted

How to Make Szechuan Chicken with Peanuts


  1. Combine chicken, 1T hoisin, 1T cornstarch in bowl; toss well to coat and set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 2T hoisin, 1T cornstarch, broth, vinegar, sugar, and chili garlic sauce in bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat wok (or large pan) over med-high heat until a drop of water sizzles on it. Pour in oil, swirl to coat; then add chicken. Stir fry for 3 minutes. Add ginger and garlic; stir fry another 15 seconds. Add bell pepper, carrots, and peanuts; stir fry 2 minutes. Add hoisin sauce mixture stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens.
  4. Serve with rice (optional).

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About Szechuan Chicken with Peanuts

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Szechuan, #chicken

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