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Hoisin Chicken


2 people


25 mins


Hoisin chicken – easy chicken stir-fry with vegetables in a savory Hoisin sauce. This recipe takes 20 minutes with easy-to-get store ingredients.


– 2 tablespoons oil – ▢2 cloves garlic (minced) – ▢3 oz. broccoli florets – ▢4 oz. chicken breast meat, sliced into thin pieces – ▢4 shiitake mushrooms (sliced) – ▢1/4 small carrot (peeled and sliced) – ▢1 pinch salt and sugar (to taste) Marinade: – ▢1/2 teaspoon shaoxing rice wine or rice wine – ▢1/2 teaspoon corn starch Sauce: – ▢1 tablespoon hoisin sauce – ▢1 teaspoon soy sauce – ▢1/2 teaspoon sesame oil – ▢3 dashes white pepper – ▢1/2 teaspoon corn starch – ▢4 tablespoons water

Step 1

– Marinate the chicken with the Marinade for about 10 minutes. Mix all the ingredients in the Sauce in a small bowl, stir to combine well.

Step 2

– Heat up a wok with the oil. When the wok is heated, add the garlic and stir-fry until aromatic. Transfer the broccoli into the wok and do a few quick stirs.

Step 3

– Add the chicken and continue to stir-fry. Add the mushroom, carrot, and the Sauce (stir it before using) and stir to mix well with the other ingredients in the wok.

Step 4

– When the sauce thicken and the chicken is cooked, add a pinch of salt and sugar to taste (optional), dish out and serve immediately with steamed rice.

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