Chinese Ginger Soy Chicken: A Flavorful Delight 🥢🍗🥦

Transport your taste buds to the heart of Chinese cuisine with our Ginger Soy Chicken—a delectable and easy-to-make dish that captures the essence of traditional Chinese flavors. The combination of succulent chicken, aromatic ginger, and savory soy sauce creates a culinary masterpiece that will satisfy your craving for authentic Chinese cuisine. Get ready for a delightful journey of taste!

Ingredients:

For the Chicken Marinade:

  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing wine (or dry sherry)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

For the Stir-Fry:

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Sesame seeds for garnish (optional)
  • Cooked rice for serving

Instructions:

Marinate the Chicken:

  1. Prepare Marinade:
  • In a bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, Shaoxing wine, cornstarch, sesame oil, and black pepper to create the marinade.
  1. Marinate Chicken:
  • Toss the chicken pieces in the marinade, ensuring they are well coated. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Cook the Ginger Soy Chicken:

  1. Heat Oil:
  • In a wok or large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  1. Stir-Fry Chicken:
  • Add marinated chicken to the hot wok. Stir-fry until the chicken is cooked through and has a golden-brown color. Remove the chicken from the wok and set it aside.
  1. Cook Vegetables:
  • In the same wok, add a bit more oil if needed. Stir in minced garlic and grated ginger. Add broccoli, bell pepper, and julienned carrots. Stir-fry until the vegetables are slightly tender yet still crisp.
  1. Combine and Sauce:
  • Return the cooked chicken to the wok. Add soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, and sugar. Stir-fry to coat the chicken and vegetables evenly. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  1. Add Green Onions:
  • Toss in sliced green onions and cook for an additional minute.
  1. Serve:
  • Serve the Ginger Soy Chicken over a bed of cooked rice. Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

Indulge in the savory essence of soy, the warmth of ginger, and the tenderness of perfectly cooked chicken in our Chinese Ginger Soy Chicken—a delightful stir-fry that brings together the savory essence of soy, the warmth of ginger, and the tenderness of perfectly cooked chicken. This recipe captures the spirit of Chinese cuisine while also providing a quick and delicious way to enjoy a homemade Chinese-inspired meal. Enjoy the taste of culinary excellence by sharing this flavorful dish with loved ones.. 🥢🍗🥦✨

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