Soy Sauce Chicken – Chinese Style Recipe

Soy Sauce Chicken – Chinese Style Recipe

Welcome to Xiao’s Kitchen. My name is Xiao Wei and my goal is to make your cooking simple and exciting. Ever since my Mother showed me how to cook at an early age, I have always had a strong passion for cooking. My family still live in Inner Mongolia, in the northern part of China, where I visit each year and learn new Chinese recipes.

450g chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
2 Tbsp cooking oil
20g ginger, thinly sliced
6 chestnut mushrooms, cut into quarters
½ Tbsp Chinese rice wine
150ml chicken stock
2 spring onions, cut into 2½cm lengths
3 sprigs of coriander leaves, cut into 2½cm lengths
1 Tsp cornflour & 2 Tbsp water mixture
For Seasoning:
1 Tbsp light soy sauce
1 Tbsp dark soy sauce
½ Tsp oyster sauce
1 Tsp sugar
½ Tsp ground white pepper

1. Place the chicken into a large bowl
2. Add seasoning ingredients, mix well and leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes
3. Heat 2 Tbsp of oil in a wok over high heat
4. Add the ginger and mushrooms, stir-fry for 2 minutes
5. Add the marinated chicken, stir-fry for 3 minutes – stirring frequently
6. Add chicken stock and bring to the boil. Cook for 5 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and tender
7. Add the Chinese rice wine and cook for a further 2 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through
8. Add the spring onions and coriander and stir
9. Add the cornflour mixture and stir, continue to cook until the sauce thickens and then serve hot

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  1. This is a good recipe for cooking chicken no doubt but as a custom, soy chicken is always cooked as whole.