Introduction: Traditional Szechuan Chicken

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The traditional szechuan cuisine is always explosive with its palette of flavors. This traditional recipe is no different, with strong presence of chili pepper, garlic, ginger and szechuan pepper.

Step 1: Ingredients

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  • Chicken Breast
  • Green onions
  • chili pepper
  • garlic
  • soy sauce
  • black pepper
  • szechuan pepper
  • vinegar
  • cooking wine
  • salt

Step 2: Cutting Prep

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  • Cut chicken breast into inch size chunks
  • dice scallion
  • slice garlic
  • cut ginger into threads

Step 3: Saute the Spices

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In a hot pan, add 3 tbsp of oil:
  • add in chili pepper and szechuan pepper
  • suate until chili turns brown and szechuan pepper turns black
  • add ginger and garlic
  • lightly brown the garlic
  • add in scallion
  • deglaze with cooking wine

Step 4: Frying the Chicken

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  • throw in the chicken
  • add soy sauce, vinegar and black pepper
  • mix well and cook until the colour sticks onto the chicken.

Step 5: Finishing Up

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  • Add 1/3 cup of water
  • cook on medium heat for 4 minutes
  • sprinkle in starch and flour, reduce the sauce to paste like state.
  • Remove from heat, transfer to plate, and serve right away.


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