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QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice



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QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice

Another crazy day and very little time to make dinner. Oh what the scramble! I am in the mood for making something kinda fancy nevertheless. Chicken, Ginger (Lots of it), Rice, an Egg….. and Voila!! Pretty awesome, quick recipe and I served it just the way they do at my favorite eatery. Serve it piping hot! Aaah… and to think it only took 10 minutes!!

QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice

Recipe Type: Chicken and Rice / Main
Author: Recipes ‘R’ Simple
Prep time: 4
Cook time: 6
Total time: 10
Serves: 2

Ingredients for QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice:

  • 1 chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces – rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup thai rice – precooked
  • 1 long dried chili, cut into pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, bruised
  • 2 LARGE knobs of ginger, peeled and sliced into large, thin, thumb length diagonal slices – do not chop or mince finely
  • 1 onion – white or vidalia, chopped into squares
  • 5 Tbsp spring onion, chopped 1-2 ” pieces
  • 1 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 1-2 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • ½ – ¾ tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tsp cornflour mixed in ¾ cup water
  • 1 Tbsp finely minced coriander / cilantro
  • 3 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 2 eggs

How to make QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice:

  • Set aside your hot cooked rice.
  • Set a wok on one burner and a frying pan on the other.
  • Add oil to the wok, swirl around well and heat.
  • Add the bruised garlic and stir fry on high heat. Add the dried chili and fry.
  • Once they are both fried well and golden, remove from the oil with a slotted spoon.
  • Add the thinly sliced ginger and stir fry continuously on high heat till you get the awesome aroma of the ginger and the ginger is slightly crisped around the edges. ( Don’t allow to go brown).
  • Add the onion and toss till just softened.
  • Next, add the drained chicken and toss immediately in the ingredients till the chicken turns white.
  • Add oil to the frying pan to fry the eggs, one at a time. Use a ring to get nicely shaped fried eggs.
  • Keep tossing the chicken till it is tender.
  • Add the sauces, spring onion and pepper powder. Toss again. Taste and add salt if needed.
  • Stir the cornflour solution and add to the chicken. Bring to a simmer. Stir till slightly thickened.( you should have a good amount of gravy).
  • Return the fried garlic and chili now. Stir.
  • Add the finely chopped coriander.
  • Return the fried garlic and chili now. Stir.
  • By this time our first fried egg is ready.Mould the cooked rice using a bowl.Invert onto 2 serving woks (to be fancy) or plates.
  • Divide the chicken and sauce – pour over the rice!
  • Top with the fried egg. Continue to fry the second egg. Top the second plate.
  • Serve on hot plates/ baskets, HOT!

QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice

Try it and let us know – QUICK Saucy Ginger Chicken Stir Fry over Rice .

  • Chicken breast cooks very quickly. Do not over fry.
  • We keep the ginger sliced into thin large oval rounds s that they can be removed if desired. Finely chopping the ginger messes with the texture of the dish.
  • Read about benefits of ginger.
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