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Onion Scallion Chicken


2 people


20 mins


Onion Scallion Chicken - tender and juicy chicken stir-fry with onions and scallions in mouthwatering Chinese brown sauce. This easy recipe takes only 20 minutes and goes well with rice or noodles.


– 8 oz. boneless and skinless chicken breasts, thinly sliced – ▢2 tablespoon cooking oil – ▢3 stalks scallion (cut into 2-inch (5cm) strips) – ▢1/2 onion (sliced) – ▢1- inch ginger, peeled and sliced Marinade: – ▢1 teaspoon corn starch – ▢1 teaspoon Chinese Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry Brown Sauce: – ▢2 teaspoons oyster sauce – ▢1 tablespoon soy sauce – ▢1/4 teaspoon dark soy sauce for coloring purpose (optional) – ▢3 dashes ground white pepper – ▢1/2 teaspoon sesame oil – ▢1 tablespoon sugar – ▢1/2 teaspoon corn starch – ▢3 tablespoons water

Step 1

– Marinate the chicken with all the ingredients in marinade for 10 minutes. Mix all the ingredients in the Sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.

Step 2

– Heat up a wok or skillet with 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil and stir-fry the marinated chicken until the surface turns white (half done). Dish out and set aside.

Step 3

– Heat up the remaining oil and stir-fry the onion and ginger until aromatic. Add the chicken into the wok or skillet and do a few quick stirs before adding the Sauce.

Step 4

– Continue to stir-fry until the chicken is completely cooked, then add the scallions into the wok. Do a few quick stirs, dish out and serve hot with steamed rice.

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