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Chongqing Chicken

Chongqing Chicken

Chongqing chicken is a traditional Chinese dish made by cooking chicken with dried chili peppers and Sichuan peppercorns.

Serving Size: 4

Preparation Cooking Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

• 1 lb. chicken thigh fillets, sliced into cubes

• 3 tablespoons Shao Hsing rice wine

• Salt to taste

• 2 tablespoons cornstarch

• 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

• 4 scallions, chopped

• 2 cloves garlic, sliced thinly

• 1 tablespoon ginger, minced

• 1 tablespoon Sichuan peppercorns

• 1 cup Asian red chili peppers (dried)

• 2 teaspoons Sichuan chili paste

• ½ teaspoon sugar

• ½ teaspoon sesame oil

• Sesame seeds

Instructions:

1. Marinate the chicken cubes in the rice wine for 15 minutes.

2. Sprinkle with salt and coat with the cornstarch.

3. Pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil into a pan over medium-high heat.

4. Cook the chicken for 3 minutes per side.

5. Transfer to a plate lined with a paper towel.

6. Pour the remaining vegetable oil into the pan.

7. Next, reduce heat.

8. Cook the scallions, garlic, and ginger for 30 seconds, stirring often.

9. Stir in the peppercorns, chili peppers, and chili paste.

10. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

11. Put the chicken back in the pan.

12. Add the sugar and cook while stirring for another 1 minute.

13. Remove the pan from the stove.

14. Transfer to a serving plate or bowl.

15. Lastly, drizzle with the sesame oil and garnish with the sesame seeds before serving.

Nutrients per Serving:

• Calories 286

• Fat 17.9 g

• Saturated Fat 2.7 g

• Carbohydrates 7.4 g

• Fiber 0.6 g

• Protein 20 g

• Cholesterol 104 mg

• Sugars 1 g

• Sodium 597 mg

• Potassium 275 mg

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