Spicy Stir Fried Chicken in Hoisin Sauce

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by larry 2

A recipe created by me that a friend, formerly from Hong Kong, cooked it, and said, "it was great" :-)

Top Review by nursemily_7424876

This recipe is anything but bland, it's just not spicy. I used fresh broccoli and carrots and stir-fried them ahead of time and then added them. Ended up adding about 1/2 cup of chicken broth as the sauce was very concentrated. I also added just a bit of chili paste to give it a kick. Sweet and savory--very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, sherry and cornstarch. Add the chicken and toss until coated. Let chicken stand in marinade for at least 10 minutes (while getting ingredients in bowls).
  2. In a sprayed+oiled wok or saute pan, heat the vegetable oil over high heat until just smoking.
  3. Add the scallions and ginger, and stir-fry for about 30 seconds.
  4. Add the chicken, reserving any remaining marinade, and stir-fry for about 5 minutes, until the chicken is just done.
  5. Add the vegetables+mushrooms, green peppers and stir-fry for another minute.
  6. Add the hoisin sauce, sherry, salt and black pepper, and combine.
  7. Add sesame oil to the marinade remaining in the bowl, stir it, and add to the wok.
  8. Toss to blend well and BOIL, then simmer until slightly thickened. TASTE? Remove from the heat, drizzle with the sesame oil .

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