I thought this was very good. I doubled the sauce but doubling the corn starch wasn't enough to thicken the sauce so next time, I'll increase that too. I think some fresh ginger would make it taste more like the restaurant.
Very tasty. I slightly browned the chicken in a pan first (not cooked all the way through), cut it up into strips and put it in the crock pot with the sauce. (I did double the amount of sauce as it just didn't seem like enough). The chicken was very moist and the hour in the crock pot allowed the sauce to really "soak in". Served with white rice and broccoli. I'd like to try the sauce with beef sometime as well.
This was good and easy to make, although I had to add more cornstarch to thicken a bit more. My daughter (4 years) ate her plate up fairly quickly.
This was just too sweet for us. I think 1 Tablespoon of sugar might even be pushing the limits, as we found 3 Tablespoons WAY over the top for sweetness. Tried to add a splash of vinegar, then ginger, and even red pepper flakes to try and counterbalance the sweetness. This was sweet like sesame chicken, and most times when I have had brown sauce at chinese restaurants it is more savory. I will try again with ALOT less sugar to see if it is more to our taste.
I've made this so many times, I can't believe I've never rated it. The kids love it, and dh and I like it too. I usually use just one cup of chicken broth and then mix extra cornstarch with just a bit of water to thicken it. As the recipe is written, it doesn't thicken enough for our taste. Often I don't bother with the veggies and just serve veggies on the side. A great quick meal.
OMG! This was too easy!! AND DELICIOUS!! i'm not kidding, try it! i've never written a review before!
3 out of 4 kids thought it was just like ordered chicken and Broccoli! I suggest cutting the chicken down small, putting the veggies in before you cover the pan, and I added Chinese chili garlic sauce in half the batch and it had quite a kick! Thanks for the recipe!
I am allergic to shellfish, so i cannot eat Oyster sauce and tend to avoid chinese restaurants in general due to my allergy. This has literally saved my life!!! It is absolutely perfect and the closest that I can remember to "take-out chinese" food. Thank you so much!!!
This was a solid recipe. I had no issue with the sugar amount and my wife and I don't care for sweet. I guess adding the broccoli is optional and should be cooked separately. I didn't realize this until the chicken was done and there were no directions for adding the vegetables. I quickly steamed the broccoli, some bokchoy, waterchestnuts, carrots and snow peas in some of the chicken broth and added them into the sauce. It was great. I also seasoned the chicken and vegetables along the way adding white pepper and a little sesame oil.
Tasty sauce that we should have doubled. It curbed my craving for chinese food. Thank you!