Chinese-Inspired Chilli Chicken
This Chilli Chicken is inspired by Chinese takeout - it's the perfect blend of sweet & spicy chicken stir fried with onions and green peppers, then served over rice!
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 lb chicken breasts diced
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp canola oil
- 1 yellow onion chopped into chunks
- 1 green pepper chopped into chunks
- 4 green onions, sliced
- 1/2 cup dried chillis (optional)
Stir fry sauce
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
- 1-2 tbsp sambal oelek (chili sauce) depends how spicy you like it
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 1/4 cups water
- 1 cup jasmine rice
- 1 tsp butter
- 1 pinch salt
Toss chicken with cornstarch, baking soda and salt, setting aside for 5-10 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients in a bowl, and cook rice in a rice cooker or on the stovetop.
Add canola oil to a large frying pan or wok over med-high heat. Saute chicken for 5 minutes or so until browned, then add onion and green pepper, cooking another 3-4 minutes until softened.
Toss chicken mixture with stir fry sauce, cooking for another 2 minutes or so until sauce thickens. Remove from heat.
Serve chicken overtop of cooked rice and garnish with green onions. Enjoy!
Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 1312mg | Potassium: 617mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg