Stewed Chilli Chicken 焖辣鸡块
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2
  • 1 pc of fresh boneless chicken thigh, diced (mix with 2 tsp cornflour and 1 tsp sugar)
  • 2 tbsp oyster suace
  • 5 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 150ml water
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 10 pcs of cashew nuts (toast at 170 degrees C for 10 mins)
  • 15 pcs of dried chillies
  • some basil leaves (optional)
  1. Soak the dried chillies in a bowl of water till soft. De-seed the dried chillies and cut the chillies into sections.
  2. Mix the diced chicken with the cornflour and sugar and set aside.
  3. Heat up 2 tbsp of cooking oil and saute the minced garlic and sliced onion till fragrant. Add in the dried chillies and cashew nuts and stir fried till aromatic.
  4. Add in the diced chicken from Step 2.
  5. Add in the oyster sauce, dark soy sauce and sugar and stir to mix well.
  6. Add in the water and allow it to simmer till it boils.
  7. Adjust the heat to low after it boils and continue simmering.
  8. When the gravy has thickened and reduce to half of the original volume, add in the basil leaves if using. Stir to mix and off the flame.
  9. Dish, garnish with more basil leaves if desired and serve hot ! Enjoy !
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