Caramelised Chicken and Pumpkin Stir-fry

Caramelised Chicken and Pumpkin Stir-fry created by SharonChen

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  • Place the chicken in a bowl, add the crushed garlic and about 2 teaspoons of the peanut oil, then season with salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper.
  • Heat a wok over high heat and add 1 tablespoon oil swirling to coat the sides of the wok.
  • Stir-fry the chicken in two batches for about 2 minutes per batch or until the meat changes colour.
  • Transfer the meat to a plate.
  • Add the remaining oil to the wok and stir-fry the pumpkin for about 4 minutes, or until tender but not falling apart.
  • Add the capsicum strips during the pumpkins last minute of stir-frying.
  • Remove the vegetables to the plate with the chicken.
  • Put the sugar, fish sauce, vinegar and 125ml water in the wok, stir thoroughly, then bring to the boil and boil for about 10 minutes or until syrupy.
  • Add the baby corn to the wok and heat for a couple of minutes, then return the chicken and vegetables to the wok as well.
  • Stir for 1 minute, or until well coated with the syrup and heated through.
  • Sir in the coriander and serve immediately over steamed rice.
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  1. Araba Mbirba Amuasi
    Caramelised Chicken and Pumpkin Stir-fry Created by Araba Mbirba Amuasi
  2. Araba Mbirba Amuasi
    I was looking for pumpkin recipes and came across this one. I had to make do with what I had in the kitchen and I wanted to use fish. So... same method but the following substitutions: - hake fillets instead of chicken - onions instead of capsicum - sweet corn instead of baby corn - honey instead of brown sugar - soy sauce instead of fish sauce - a tiny amount of ACV instead of rice vinegar It was delicious!
    • Review photo by Araba Mbirba Amuasi
  3. BeverleeJo
    Delicious! Husband loved it and asked for this recipe to be added to "the rotation". Made as directed, no changes for us. Thank you for sharing!
  4. JAN P.
    What is a red capsicum?
  5. SharonChen
    Loooooooooved this recipe! The only change I made is to add 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning to the chicken before cooking. Did everything else exactly as the recipe states. Delicious!!

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