Chinese Simmer Chicken

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Krista Smith

This recipe was given to me by a knitting exchange partner and I just love it! It's really easy and quite delicious!

Top Review by marshnello

I make this recipe often. It is an old Foster Farms recipe that calls for a whole chicken instead of chicken breast. Everything else is the same and the chicken comes out very flavorful and moist.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large skillet and brown chicken.
  2. Mix soy sauce, brown sugar, 1/2 cup water, catsup, sherry (or apple juice), pepper flakes, garlic and onion together.
  3. Add mixture to chicken and simmer for 35-45 minutes.
  4. Blend cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water and add to sauce to thicken.
  5. Garnish with seeds and serve.

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