Stir Fry Chicken in Oyster Sauce

As you may or may not have noticed by now, I seem to be just a little obsessed with Chinese food. Part of the reason of course is that a Stir Fry is easy to make on a busy weeknight, and doesn’t take too much time either. The other part is that the husband and I love love LOVE Chinese food and could probably eat it every night of the week without complaint.

So here’s a quick recipe I threw together for a dinner party last night that is a favourite of my husband and I. Hope you guys like it as much as we do!

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Ingredients:

Chicken Marination

  • 1 lb chicken breast cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil (or any other sort of oil that you want)
  • 1.5 tsp cornflour

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1-2 chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 cup chopped spring onions
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock or 1 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1 cup water

Method:

  • Mix all marination ingredients together and set aside for about 15 mins
  • Fry the chicken in hot hot till tender. be careful not to overfly as the chicken can harden pretty quickly
  • Drain and set aside
  • Remove excess oil from skillet, leaving behind about 1tbsp
  • Fry garlic till aromatic, than add the spring onions and green chillies
  • Stir fry for 1-2 minutes than add the chicken

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  • Add the chilli sauce and oyster sauce and mix well
  • Cook for another 2-3 mins than add the stock/cornflour dissolved in water
  • Simmer on low heat till sauce thickens
  • Serve hot with boiled rice and enjoy!

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