Hot Szechwan Chicken

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by dianegrapegrower

From the Frugal Gourmet

Top Review by PanNan

We thought this dish was tasty and really liked the way the marinade added to carmelizing the chicken and giving it nice color. We found it very mild and missed the heat, though. Next time I would kick up the heat as well as the Asian flavors and add some ginger and garlic. Made for PAC Fall 2009.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut chicken into small pieces and marinate in the soy sauce, sherry, and cornstarch.
  2. Combine sauce ingredients.
  3. Place peanut oil in hot wok, add the red pepper. Cook for 15 seconds.
  4. Add the chicken, marinade and all, and cook over high heat, stirring constantly for about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the sauce mixture, and cook until it thickens. Serve, topped with green onions and peanuts.

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