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Go Girl Hot Szechwan Chicken

"Go girl, this is HOT. If it is too hot, just cut down on ingredients that make a dish more spicy (like onions, green onions, chilies or chili paste)."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 331 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a small bowl combine the garlic, ginger and chile paste. Mix together and set aside. In a second bowl mix together the orange juice, sherry, soy sauce and vinegar and sugar. In a third bowl combine the cornstarch with the water and mix until dissolved.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Saute chicken for about 3 minutes, until browned. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in skillet and saute green onion, bell pepper and onion for about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic/ginger mixture and saute for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add chicken and orange juice mixture and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Finally, stir in orange zest and cornstarch mixture. Heat through, stirring slowly, until sauce is clear and thick. Sprinkle with peanuts and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 331 calories; 14.7 g fat; 18.5 g carbohydrates; 32.2 g protein; 68 mg cholesterol; 568 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Very tasty indeed!!! I used chili paste from the Asian store, which has alot of flavor and "kick". It was just spicy enough. I replaced one of the green peppers for a red pepper, for color. Next...

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Definitley NOT spicy! Not at all! I used a red and orange pepper because I like their taste moreso than green peppers, and I left out the sherry, but those was the only changes I made. It was m...

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Very tasty indeed!!! I used chili paste from the Asian store, which has alot of flavor and "kick". It was just spicy enough. I replaced one of the green peppers for a red pepper, for color. Next...

I did not have chili paste, but a thai chili sauce. I thought the dish was good, but needed more flavor. Also, it took a long time to prepare. Thanks for the recipe

Absolutely delicious!

I love Szechwan, and this recipe hit the spot. It was a great candle light dinner for the husband & I. Couldn't find the chile paste, or fresh chile peppers at my local grocery. So I used chili ...

This was good, but not near as spicy as I expected. I will add some red chilies next time, as I do with my Kung Pao chicken. Also, I added more garlic, can't have too much. I would add more c...

Definitley NOT spicy! Not at all! I used a red and orange pepper because I like their taste moreso than green peppers, and I left out the sherry, but those was the only changes I made. It was m...

This was great - like most chinese dishes the preparation is a bit long - but the result was worth it. The only thing I changed was to use 2 tablespoons of chinese garlic chili sauce. Thank yo...

I love spicy food, so this was perfect for me.

This recipe was good, but not great. It definitely was not spicy (we used chili powder instead of chili paste, which may have been why it was milder than expected). The orange taste was pretty...