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Scallion and Ginger Spiced Chicken (Eating Well) <t>

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Category: Poultry, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 6 1/2 oz Skinless boneless chicken
  • -breast halves
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 ts Cooking oil
  • 1/3 c Minced scallion whites;
  • -reserve greens
  • 3 sm Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1 tb Minced ginger root; fresh
  • -only


3/4 c Hot water
1 ts Chicken bouillon
1/3 c Rice wine vinegar
2 tb Hoisin sauce; up to 3 tbs.
2 ts Light brown sugar
1/2 c Chopped scallions greens
1 ts Cornstarch; dissolved in
1 tb Water

4 oz Bean sprouts; finely chopped
-(raw and fresh)

TIP: Have everything measured and chopped and ready to add. Lightly pound
the chicken breasts at the thickest point to make the thickness uniform.

[1] Season boneless, skinless chicken breasts on both sides with salt and
pepper. In a large heavy skillet, heat 1-1/2 tsp. oil over medium-high
heat. Add chicken and sear until well browned, about 3 minutes per side.
Transfer chicken to a plate (not paper) and tent with foil.

[2] Reduce heat to medium. Add the scallion whites, garlic and ginger to
the skillet. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

[3] Add the combined sauce ingredients (water through sugar). Bring to a
simmer. Cook until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes.

[4] Return chicken and juices to skillet; reduce heat to low. Add the
chopped scallion greens. Simmer until chicken is cooked through, about 5
minutes. Thicken sauce if necessary with cornstarch and water.

SERVE: Transfer each serving to a warmed platter. Serve with rice or
noodles. Spoon sauce over borth. Garnish everything with chopped raw bean

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