10 Minute Szechuan Chicken

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Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

This is a very simple recipe that produces stunning results. Szechuan cooking is usually pretty spicy, but this recipe is surprisingly mild. I like to jack it up a bit with some hot sauce, but my family doesn't like spicy food, so I do my own at the table.

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  1. Heat the oils in a wok over high heat.
  2. Toss the cubed chicken breast in a bowl with the cornstarch to coat.
  3. Add the chicken and minced garlic to the wok and stir-fry until the chicken is lightly browned.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients except the scallions.
  5. Cover and cook for three minutes.
  6. Add the scallions.
  7. Cover and cook for two more minutes.
  8. Serve with hot, cooked rice or fried rice.