Schezwan Chicken | Pika Chakula

Schezwan Chicken

2013-03-15

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, about 7 ounces each
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons Shao Xing rice wine, dry sherry or cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried red chilies, or to taste
  • 2 slices ginger, minced, to form 1 tablespoon

Other:

  • 4 carrots, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

 

Method:

Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Cut the chicken breasts into thin strips. (Partially freeze chicken breasts first to make this easier).
Combine the sauce ingredients in a small bowl and set aside. Whisk the cornstarch into the egg whites. Coat the chicken strips in the cornstarch mixture. Heat 1 cup oil in the wok. Cook the chicken strips briefly in the hot oil until they turn white. Remove the chicken and drain on paper towels. Clean out the wok and add 1 tablespoon oil. When the oil is hot, add the carrots. Stir-fry briefly and add the peppers.
Make a “well” in the middle of the wok and add the sauce. Heat briefly, then mix the sauce in with the vegetables.
Return the chicken to the wok.
Stir-fry 1 to 2 more minutes. Stir in the green onions. Serve with rice.

 

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Recipe Comments

  1. posted by Gabriel Kenney on Mar 15, 2013

    love indian food – looking for high quality

  2. posted by joevsyou on Mar 15, 2013

    how to prepare chicken manchow soup and schezwan souce etc.give me any web site for this

  3. posted by PoohBearPenguin on Mar 15, 2013

    Dis Sanjeev kapoor ever make it ?

  4. posted by Rassling Fundamentals on Mar 15, 2013

    because i’m starting a small stall, selling grilled foods. i have no clue on how to make the sauce. comprehensive recipes will be much appreciated!

    note: no fooling around please.

  5. posted by Thomas Lopez on Mar 15, 2013

    And, if you have a recipe for great fried rice, kung pao chicken and orange chicken, please pass them on. I love P F Chang’s style, but I am interested in other authentic tastes (Mandarin, Schezwan and American style, that is).

  6. posted by Kevin on Mar 15, 2013

    So I want to cook for my family (of 4) for a couple nights… I’m 14, so like nothing very hard and easy to screw up on :) My mom only eats chicken and fish for meat, and we never eat pig, lamb, duck, or stuff like that…. You could help me a lot b telling me (or posting a link) of some easy-ish recipes. Thanks!! (dessert recipes too, if you want haha)

    Please excuse any typos :)

  7. posted by PillowMan1234 on Mar 15, 2013

    Schewan chicken, kung pow chicken is good too, or some indian dishes with chicken

  8. posted by Yoshi on Mar 15, 2013

    i dont know whether the spelling is right . experts ‘s advice please
    recipe

  9. posted by Echo on Mar 15, 2013

    -Which butter has highest nutritional value? Peanut butter or ordinary butter?

    -What’s the Schezwan sauce?

  10. posted by kass9191 on Mar 15, 2013

    I’m looking for a great recipe for comeback sauce maybe it’s called Kumbak sauce or a dressing. I’ve had it in a few southern resturants.

  11. posted by Roar me R on Mar 18, 2013

    With Gravy

  12. posted by slipknot0129 on Mar 25, 2013

    And is that that dish round or oval? Is it ceramic, metal or plastic?

  13. posted by shahrukh on Mar 25, 2013

    I cant find any of these over here. Is there any other sauce to replace Worcestershire sauce?

  14. posted by Con Orpe on Mar 25, 2013

    I brought some schezwan chicken from a Chinese food restaurant but when I opened and it had an odd smell like bad breath or texturizer . does know what spice smells like that

  15. posted by rashest_hippo on Mar 25, 2013

    Me and my hubby are ordering in chinese food and all I’ve ever tried is chicken fried rice. I want to try something new. Any suggestions??

  16. posted by John on Mar 25, 2013

    Like what name would you give to them?
    1) a cat
    2) a cactus
    3) a venus fly trap
    4) a car
    5) a pet rock
    6) a child

  17. posted by Sriram R on Mar 26, 2013

    I just had one.

    It was horrible. The sauce was watery, hardly any food. It was a sesame chicken. and I think the chicken was actually chicken flavored beef…

  18. posted by lildevilgurl152004 on Mar 26, 2013

    I’ve been raised on bad food like waffles, white bread, mac & cheese, hot dogs, fruit loops, ice cream, donuts, chips and bean dip, and just about anything bad you can think of… My dad is a major health freak now and insists that I join him on his Paleo diet. I’ve tried some of it but it’s seriously bland and the only way to make it tasty is to add a bunch of crap to it and by then it would no longer be healthy…
    I weigh 120 lbs and work out at least 3 times a week and stay around 120 lbs. How I’m not fat by now is a miracle but I just want to know why I hate healthy food and is there any way to make it taste good without adding a lot of crap to it? I don’t know if this is relavant but I’m still a teenager. Maybe it’s my taste buds? I don’t know if they change with age but seriously, I WANT to like eating healthy but I want to vomit every time I try some of it….HELP PLEASE

  19. posted by Robert Ajwang' Owino on Jun 25, 2013

    hi at what point do put the egg while you are cooking your chicken shewzwan

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