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The perfect chicken stir-fry

Recipe from: 10/20/2005 12:00:00 AM
chicken stir fry

Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 10


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


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.

Add more butter as needed. 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.

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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