3 Reviews

Really good, great new way to use barley. I used 2 chicken breasts and 1 1/4 cups of dry barley. I couldn't fit the barley in my pan (I need a wok!) so I mixed it with the sauce in a large bowl. I used half the red pepper flakes which was plenty and the kids liked it. I think I might increase the brown sugar a little next time and use the full amount of 5 spice. A healthy winner, thanks!

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lolablitz April 10, 2012

the stir-fry sauce from this was wonderful although I increased the red pepper flakes and the fresh garlic, I used regular low-sodium soy sauce as that is all I had, I will try this again using tamari, I am not sure I would use cooked barley again for stir-fry although I did this time I think it would have been better using the rice, all in all we did enjoy, thanks for sharing Engrossed!

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Kittencal@recipezazz March 04, 2008

Very tasty with a nice blend of textures. I ended up adding a bit more tamari and another splash of sesame oil and a lot of crushed red pepper. Thanks for sharing!

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pattikay in L.A. October 19, 2007
Barley and Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry