Stir fried Sichuan chicken and beansprouts

    30 min

    This spicy chicken, green chilli and beansprout stir fry is very popular in Sichuan (or Szechuan) restaurants. It is delicious and simple to make at home.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 250g chicken breast, finely diced
    • 1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine or mirin
    • 1 teaspoon cornflour
    • 3 or 4 tablespoons oil for frying
    • 75g beansprouts
    • 2 green chilli peppers, diced
    • 2 teaspoons Sichuan hot chilli bean paste
    • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Mix diced chicken, Shaoxing wine cornflour together in a bowl; set aside to marinate for at least 20 minutes. If you are marinating for longer; store chicken in fridge.
    2. Heat oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the chicken and stir well to cook on all sides. Add bean paste and stir well for a minute or so. Add chilli peppers and sugar; stir in beansprouts. Increase heat to high; cook and stir until sauce has thickened.

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