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Ginger-Chicken Stir Fry

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
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"Stir fries require very little cooking time and you can pretty much use any vegetables you like, but the star of this one is the ginger. This dish is quick and easy to make, but get all of your ingredients together (including mixing the sauce) before you start cooking because everything happens fast! Serve with rice, and garnish with sliced green onions."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 392
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add chicken to the wok, and stir-fry until chicken is opaque on all sides, about 3 minutes. Remove to a plate.
  2. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in the wok. Add bell pepper, onion, and snow peas; stir-fry until vegetables start to soften, 3 to 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  3. Whisk together water, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, sherry, ginger, rice vinegar, sesame oil, oyster sauce, sugar, cornstarch, and garlic in a bowl. Add sauce to the wok, stirring constantly until sauce starts to thicken. Add chicken back to the wok, stir, and reheat, 1 to 2 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If fresh ginger root is not available, you can substitute ginger paste (such as Gourmet Garden®) which can be found in the refrigerated produce section of the supermarket. If the sauce is too thick for you, thin it out by adding a bit more water until you arrive at the consistency that you like.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 392 calories; 20.5 23.7 26.5 65 1336 Full nutrition

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The first time I thought this dish was tasty but the chicken was bland. It needs to be marinated before cooking so that it is not bland chunks in an otherwise tasty stir fry. The second time I...