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Chicken and mixed pepper stir-fry

Recipe from: 5/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 15
Servings 4
Time 20 minutes


  • 15
    olive oil
  • 2
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
    piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 350
    chicken breast fillets, cut into strips
  • 1
    red pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1
    yellow pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1
    green pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2
    courgettes, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1
    leek, thinly sliced
  • 150
  • 5
    Chinese five spice powder (or more to taste)
  • 30
    dry sherry
  • 15
    light soy sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • sesame seeds, to garnish


8-10 minutes
1. Heat oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add garlic and ginger and stir-fry over high heat for 30 seconds. 2. Add chicken and stir-fry for one to two minutes, until lightly browned. Add peppers, courgettes, leek and mangetout, and stir-fry for a further two to three minutes. 3. Add five spice powder, sherry, soy sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Stir-fry for another three to four minutes until chicken and vegetables are cooked and tender. 4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with rice noodles.

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