The perfect chicken stir-fry

Recipe from: 10/20/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 00:10


  • 1
    green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1
    green chilli, finely sliced
  • 100
    plum, hoisin or sweet soy sauce
  • 30
    butter or oil
  • 4
    chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
  • 2
    celery stalks, chopped
  • 1
    large onion, halved and sliced
  • 5
    salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 5
    Chinese five-spice powder
  • 40


Combine the cornflour and spice and coat the chicken strips with the mixture.

Heat 10 ml of the butter or oil in a wok or large frying pan and stir-fry the chicken strips in batches until lightly browned and tender

Remove from the pan and set aside. Add the onion, celery, chilli and green pepper strips to the pan and stir-fry until the vegetables are tender but crisp.

Add the chicken and sauce of your choice to the vegetables and stir-fry until heated through. Season with salt and pepper and serve with basmati rice.


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