Chinese Chicken with Sweet Onions

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A great stir-fry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch cubes.
  2. Clean bell pepper; cut into 1-inch chunks.
  3. Quarter onions and slice thinly.
  4. In wok, heat 2 tablespoons corn oil until it begins to smoke.
  5. Add ginger, cayenne and chicken.
  6. Stir-fry until chicken is thoroughly cooked, about 3 minutes.
  7. Remove to serving dish.
  8. Add remaining corn oil; heat.
  9. Add onions and pepper; stir-fry until onion is slightly transparent.
  10. Return chicken to pan; add soy and sherry.
  11. Stir 1 minute more.
  12. Sprinkle with sesame hot oil.
  13. Serve with rice.
Most Helpful

Very good! This was fast, easy to prepare, and the instructions were very accurate. Next time I would cut down on the amount of oil as I thought it came out a bit too oily. I also expected the ginger to permeate the flavor more fully - I think perhaps mincing the ginger pieces might help spread the ginger flavor so that with each bite you would get a burst of ginger flavor. Still, this really was very tasty and I will certainly make this again. The drizzle of hot chili oil at the end was really a nice touch.

HeatherFeather November 26, 2002

This was a really nice stir-fry. I enjoyed the ease of preparation. It was flavorful, too. Nice combination. Thank you!

LifeIsGood February 01, 2015

Yum! This was so quick to make, and it tasted great. I still had plenty of oil after cooking the chicken, so I did not add extra, just went ahead and added the veggies. I loved the flavor of soy sauce, sherry, and sesame oil together. Thanks for sharing! Culinary Quest '14

Starrynews September 13, 2014