Chinese Saucy Fried Chicken

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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • To Make Sauce: In a large bowl combine 1/2 cup cornstarch and 1/4 cup water.
  • Mix together.
  • Add garlic, ginger, sugar, 1/4 cup soy sauce and white wine vinegar.
  • Then add chicken broth and monosodium glutamate and stir all together until sugar dissolves.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • To Prepare Chicken: In a separate bowl, combine chicken, 1/2 cup soy sauce and white pepper.
  • Stir in egg.
  • Add 1 cup cornstarch and stir until chicken is evenly coated.
  • Add oil to help separate chicken pieces.
  • Divide chicken into small quantities and deep fry at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until crispy.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • To Make Mixture: Place a small amount of oil in wok and heat until wok is hot.
  • Add scallions and dried chile peppers and stir-fry briefly.
  • Remove sauce from refrigerator and stir.
  • Add sauce to wok.
  • Then add fried chicken and cook until sauce thickens (add cornstarch or water as needed until sauce is as thick as you like it).
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