Spicy Braised Chicken

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • red pepper flakes - 1 teaspoon
  • vegetable oil - 1 tablespoon
  • salt - 1 teaspoon
  • chicken (boneless) - 1 pound
  • fresh ginger (minced) - 1 tablespoon
  • brown sugar - 1 tablespoon
  • sherry - 2 teaspoon
  • cornstarch - 1 teaspoon
  • soy sauce - 2 teaspoon

Directions:

Using a small bowl, mix the cornstarch to a smooth paste with the soy sauce and set aside.

Cut up the chicken into small bite-size pieces. Over medium high heat add oil and fry the chicken and minced fresh ginger for 1 minute.

Add in the mixed cornstarch and soy sauce and cook for another minute, stiring often.

Add the sugar and sherry and cook for another minute.

Test the chicken for doneness and then serve.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 4 servings):

  • sesame oil : 1/2 teaspoon
  • hoisin sauce : 1/4 teaspoon
  • coconut oil : 1 teaspoon
  • rice vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • bean sprouts : 1/4 cup
  • oil : 1 teaspoon
  • garam masala : 1/4 teaspoon
  • vinegar : 1/2 tablespoon
  • white pepper : 1/4 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds : 1/4 teaspoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • iron 31%

    soy sauce: 3%
    sherry: 1%
    brown sugar: 2%
    chicken: 24%

  • niacin 28%

    chicken: 28%

  • protein 18%

    chicken: 18%

  • vitamin_b6 16%

    chicken: 16%

  • sodium 13%

    soy sauce: 11%
    chicken: 2%

  • phosphorus 12%

    chicken: 12%

  • sugar 11%

    brown sugar: 11%

  • cholesterol 11%

    chicken: 11%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 11%

    chicken: 2%
    vegetable oil: 9%

  • pantothenic_acid 10%

    chicken: 10%

  • vitamin_b12 7%

    chicken: 7%

  • choline 7%

    chicken: 7%

  • riboflavin 6%

    chicken: 6%