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  • Serves: 3 Servings

Secret Siamese Chicken

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Chopped fresh ginger
  • 2 Cloves garlic; finely minced
  • 2 tb Dark soy sauce
  • 1/4 c Dry sherry
  • 1/4 c Vegetable oil
  • 1 Whole chicken breast
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/4 lb Fresh snow peas; cut
  • -diagonally in thirds
  • 1/4 lb Pearl onions; sliced thin
  • 1/4 c Minced fresh basil -or-
  • 2 tb Crushed dried leaf basil
  • 2 -(up to)
  • 4 ts Finely minced fresh oriental
  • -hot green chile; or other
  • -hot chile


Skin & bone chicken breast; cut in 1-inch cubes. Combine ginger, garlic,
soy sauce, sherry and 1/4 cup oil in a shallow glass bowl. Add chicken
cubes and stir well. Cover and let stand 2 hours at room temperature,
stirring at least twice. About 10 minutes before serving, heat a wok or
very large, heavy skillet until medium-hot, add 2 Tbs oil. When oil is hot,
but not smoking, drain chicken, reserving marinade; add to pan and stir-fry
3 minutes or until meat loses pink color. Remove chicken to warmed platter.
Add snow peas, onions and reserved marinade to pan, fry about 2 minutes.
Turn off heat, then evenly mix in chicken, basil and chile. Pour onto
platter. Serve over rice; offer Hot Hot Oil (see index) to add to
individual servings, if desired. Makes 3 to 4 servings.

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