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Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe

Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe

Soy Sauce Chicken Recipe

Ingredients :

    • Chicken 600 g, cut into bite-size pieces
    • Cooking oil 2 Tbsp
    • Young ginger 5-cm knob, peeled and sliced
    • Dried Chinese mushrooms 8, soaked to soften
    • Chinese rice wine 1 Tbsp
    • Fresh chicken stock 250 ml ( see page 175)
    • Spring onions (scallions) 2–3, cut into 2.5- cm lengths
    • Coriander (cilantro) leaves 3 sprigs, cut into 2.5- cm lengths
    • Cornfl our (cornstarch) 2 tsp, mixed with 2 Tbsp water

Seasoning 

    • Light soy sauce 2 tsp
    • Dark soy sauce 2 tsp
    • Oyster sauce 2 tsp
    • Sugar 11/2 tsp
    • Salt 1/2 tsp
    • Ground white pepper 1/2 tsp

Method :

    1. Marinate chicken in combined seasoning ingredients for at least 30 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in a deep saucepan and put in ginger and Chinese mushrooms. Stir-fry for 2 minutes, then add marinated chicken. Cook, stirring frequently for 5 minutes or until chicken changes colour. Stir in Chinese rice wine and toss for a further 2 minutes.
    3. Add chicken stock and bring to the boil. Simmer on medium heat until chicken is cooked through and tender.
    4. Add spring onions and coriander and stir in cornfl our mixture until sauce thickens. Serve hot.

Preparation time : 15 minutes
Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves 6