Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

From Chinese Cookery a nice chicken dish that can be served either at room temperature or chilled. The cucumbers add a nice contrast to the spicy sauce. You can serve this over pasta or rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook chicken in a large saucepan of boiling water 30 to 40 minutes.
  2. Remove, let cool. Remove bones. Shred chicken with a cleaver.
  3. Combine with water chestnuts.
  4. Mix ingredients for seasoning sauce in a small bowl. Pour over chicken and mix well. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. To serve, peel and halve cucumber; scoop out seeds. Cut cucumber halves in diagonal slices. Arrange on a platter with chicken mixture. Serve with Tossed Noodles.


Most Helpful

Very tasty salad and a good to prepare ahead of time. I served this with rice. Made for ZWT 6

Sri S. May 26, 2010

We really thought this recipe was very good. My husband loves chicken in just about any form and this was no exception. I served it with a fresh fruit salad. I plan to make another batch and freeze it for when it's really hot outside. Thanks for this recipe that is now on a list of meals that I will make again and again.

Chattes April 28, 2009

We really enjoyed this! My husband always orders hunan chicken when we eat at a Chinese restaurant so I wanted to try and recreate that for him here at home. I did not have any sesame paste so I just used peanut butter instead. I used brown rice to serve the dish with since that is what I had on hand. We thought it was delicious. Hubby said that if I had used the sesame paste it would have tasted exactly the way the restaurants make it. Thanks for the recipe!

bricookie55 January 19, 2008

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